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Being a student at University of Houston-Clear Lake means more than just earning a degree. This is the place where you can transform your life, think more critically, and imagine new possibilities — then make them realities. In addition to hundreds of degree options, the university offers internships and co-ops to help you succeed, with supportive faculty and administrators in your corner to cheer you on.

We deliver on your future.

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Your experience at UHCL builds toward one purpose — to give you a better chance at career success. And while we're affordable, we're also a great value because of how far our degree options can take you. You're choosing UHCL to get the knowledge and skills it takes to stand out from the crowd and boost your résumé to the top of the list. Regardless of your career path, you'll find plenty of opportunities here to help set your dreams in motion. Here's the proof:

  • The College of Business ranked among University HQ's Best 55 Business Schools and Colleges in the U.S. in 2020 — attesting to the faculty's ongoing commitment to student-centered practices.
  • The College of Education provides hands-on learning through professional development school sites, partnerships and innovative classes to give students real-world experience.
  • As a student in the College of Human Sciences and Humanities, you have internship options with more than 300 community partners, giving you the chance for a personalized career experience.
  • Beyond the state-of-the-art campus labs, the College of Science and Engineering offers internship and research opportunities alongside the most sought-after employers. These include NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency, Boeing, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • With many of our more than 75,000 alumni still in the greater Houston area, you have a network of committed Hawks who want to see you thrive in your career, too.
  • Our career counselors are ready to make you the best job candidate you can be and will work with you one-on-one to help you find a suitable career, prepare for on-campus job fairs, and find other opportunities.

Choose the clear path to success. Choose University of Houston-Clear Lake.