Costs and Aid Information for International Students

Selecting your degree program and courses is essential, but determining how to pay for your education might be more important. It’s especially crucial for you as an international student, as you could be making these big decisions for your life far away from your family and home.

University of Houston-Clear Lake wants to help you understand your financial situation.

What does it cost to be a UHCL Hawk for one year?

Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance = Tuition & Fees + Books & Supplies + Room & Board + Personal & Misc.

  • International Students
  • $38,830
    the minimum estimated cost of attendance for an undergraduate student who lives on-campus and takes 30 credit hours a year
  • $32,397
    the minimum estimated cost of attendance for a graduate student who lives on-campus and takes 18 credit hours a year.


UHCL has many scholarship opportunities to you as an international student.

If you’re a current international student or you’re returning to UHCL to complete your degree or to pursue a new degree plan, learn more information about scholarships available to you.

Learn More about Costs and Aid

Qualify for resident tuition: Texas Residency at UHCL

Some International Students may qualify for residency tuition. Please be aware that OIAP does not make any decisions regarding residency status. Any questions regarding residency should be sent to


  • International Admissions and Programs

    Phone: 281-283-2740
    Fax: 281-226-7038
    Skype User ID: OIAP_UHCL

    Bayou Building B2123
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 225
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.