University of Houston-Clear Lake: Where the Choice Is Clear

We know you have many choices when it comes to furthering your education, and University of Houston-Clear Lake wants to be at the top of your list. Since we first opened our doors in 1974, we have been committed to helping students soar — not just by equipping them with the critical skills, training and hands-on experience they need, but also by changing the way they think.

Our rigorous academic programs, taught by dedicated, highly qualified faculty who value academic excellence, are designed to prepare students for rewarding careers in education, STEM fields, business and the humanities. We are proud to be ranked as a Top Public School for Regional Universities, which proves our dedication to providing exemplary education.

As a four-year university that supports culture and diversity, we aim high to make the college experience a productive one. Our student-centered approach applies to coursework as well as recreational activities, including health and wellness, arts and culture, and student services. Year after year, UHCL graduates continue to make an impact in the world around them on a local, national and international level, and that’s precisely why we do what we do. That’s why the choice is clear.

UHCL Writing Center helps students get it ‘write’

There are those who have a real dread of writing assignments, while others might simply lack the confidence, the patience, or the proper skills to write effectively. Some students might be struggling with having to write about complex topics in English when it’s not their first language. That’s where the Writing Center at University of Houston-Clear Lake can be a valuable resource to students who are working through a research paper, an essay, or even a resume.

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Support UHCL

At University of Houston-Clear Lake, strong, committed people with many interests, abilities and backgrounds are the foundation of success. Now, UH-Clear Lake and all its constituents are moving ahead together to support five key initiatives that make UHCL and the community great.

Rising Rankings

University of Houston-Clear Lake advanced 11 places in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges rankings, tying for 63rd among 659 colleges and universities in the Best Regional Universities in the West. The publication releases annual rankings for the next year each September. In 2017, UHCL tied for 74th. UHCL debuted in the 2016 listings at 81st, which marked the university’s first full year as a four-year university. The university welcomed its first- and second-year students in fall 2014.

President Delivers 100th Day Address

In charting a course for the future, you must be mindful of the past, to paraphrase Ira. K. Blake during a special presentation honoring her first 100 days as president of University of Houston-Clear Lake.