Tuition, Costs and Aid

Thanks for considering University of Houston-Clear Lake as your education destination. Even though we’re one of the more affordable public four-year colleges in the Texas, we want to do everything in our power to help you pay for college. By understanding how much a degree from UHCL could cost you – and how much financial aid you can secure to help with those costs – you can make the right decisions for your life.

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

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

  • Undergraduates
  • $20,522
    the estimated annual cost for a Texas resident who lives with a parent and takes 30 credit hours a year
  • $25,388
    the estimated annual cost for a Texas resident who lives off-campus and takes 30 credit hours a year
  • $36,002
    the estimated annual cost for a non-Texas resident who lives with a parent and takes 30 credit hours a year
  • $40,868
    the estimated annual cost for a non-Texas resident who lives off-campus and takes 30 credit hours a year
  • Graduates
  • $22,060
    the estimated annual cost for a Texas resident who lives with a parent and takes 20 credit hours a year
  • $26,926
    the estimated annual cost for a Texas resident who lives off-campus and takes 20 credit hours a year
  • $31,900
    the estimated annual cost for a non-Texas resident who lives with a parent and takes 20 credit hours a year
  • $36,766
    the estimated annual cost for a non-Texas resident who lives off-campus and takes 20 credit hours a year

  • International Students
  • $35,043
    the minimum estimated cost of attendance for an undergraduate student who lives on-campus and takes 30 credit hours a year
  • $29,493
    the minimum estimated cost of attendance for a graduate student who lives on-campus and takes 18 credit hours a year.

As your cost of attendance may vary based upon different factors, we encourage you to contact us for detailed information and assistance with understanding these costs and to learn more about the scholarship opportunities available to you.

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UHCL Can Help You Pay for Your Education

Did you know that two out of every three students at UHCL receive some sort of financial aid assistance? Contact our Financial Aid Department today to learn more about how we can help you attend UHCL with a combination of scholarships, loans and work study opportunities.

Contact
  • Office of Admissions

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

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

    Fall/Spring hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.