Stay safe, stay home: Effective Friday, June 26, all UHCL campus locations are limited to essential personnel only.  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates 

Transfer Admissions

Important COVID-19 Update

Test-Optional Policy - UHCL has approved a temporary test-optional policy to waive the ACT/SAT requirements for summer 2020 and fall 2020 terms. This means freshmen are not required to submit an ACT/SAT score to receive an admission decision, but are encouraged to submit scores if they have them. Applicants will not be penalized for not submitting ACT/SAT scores. 

For applicants currently dealing with difficulties presented by COVID-19 (including school closures, cancelled tests, distance learning, lack of access to school documents or personnel, delayed results on AP/IB/national exams, or other circumstances), we encourage you to contact the Office of Admissions. For one-on-one assistance, schedule a virtual appointment.

For university and health alert updates related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the UHCL Health Alert webpage.


Virtual Events

One-on-One Counselor Appointments

Our admission counselors are ready to connect with you, one-on-one, in a virtual setting. Discuss next steps and get all your questions answered.

Schedule Appointment


When University of Houston-Clear Lake opened in 1974, we built our school with transfer students in mind. We didn’t even accept freshmen or sophomores into our programs until 2014. That means we have plenty of expertise working with community colleges and other four-year institutions to make your transfer process easy.

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Transfer Application Deadlines

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2020
    Priority – May 25
    Final (Summer Session I) – June 8
    Final (Summer Session II) – July 13
  • Fall 2020
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 21
  • Spring 2021
    Priority - January 4
    Final - January 19

Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.

Paying For College

You’ve already been to college, so you know the academic side is challenging enough without having to worry about finances. At $750 per semester, our Automatic Transfer Scholarship might make things little easier! You must:

  • Be a new degree-seeking undergraduate transferring from a college or university;
  • Transfer 30 or more credits to UHCL; and
  • Possess a transfer GPA of 2.75 or above.

If you want to know more, our financial aid office is ready to have a conversation with you about paying for college.

Learn How Your Credits Will Transfer

University of Houston-Clear Lake wants you to see how your credits will transfer before applying to the university. Our Transfer Credit Estimator lets you see how your credits may apply toward your desired major.

Start your estimate now.

For More Information

Want to meet us in person? We’d love that. We regularly offer admissions events such as open houses and information sessions so you can ask questions and get a first-hand look at UHCL. You’re welcome here any time. Schedule a campus visit today!

Are you an international student looking to enroll in UHCL as a transfer student? Learn more about International Admissions.

Contact
  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522
    Email: admissions@uhcl.edu

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

     

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