University of Houston-Clear Lake represents a dynamic force in modern education, offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students a close-knit, academic community, enhanced by a global perspective.

A partnership-oriented, community-minded and student-centered university, UH-Clear Lake has flourished in the midst of the upper Gulf Coast’s international petrochemical industry, Texas Medical Center and NASA Johnson Space Center. UHCL’s more than 61,000 alumni pursue diverse opportunities and share distinguished records of achievement in the professional worlds of  business, industry, education and healthcare. For four decades, the university has filled a vital niche in higher education, specializing in junior and senior undergraduate and graduate-level programs. In 2011, the university gained approval from the state to add freshman and sophomore level courses to its roster and welcomed its first freshman
class in fall 2014.

UHCL continues to expand its degree program offerings to meet the needs of the community and added its third doctoral program a Doctor of Psychology in Health Service Psychology (combined clinical psychology and school psychology), which will welcome its first cohort in fall 2016. UHCL has a student population of more than 8,900 students during the fall and spring semesters, with many of them enrolled in graduate courses. With more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including three doctoral programs, UHCL encourages students to cultivate talents, strengths and interests that help fulfill career ambitions. Named a Military Friendly® university by Victory Media, UHCL assists more than 500 veteran students reach their educational goals and offers support through its Capt. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services.

Specific programs such as systems engineering and instructional technology help students develop the necessary skills to thrive in a changing job market. These and other academic programs complement the core disciplines in the Schools of Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Computer Engineering.

UHCL is committed to numerous exchange partnerships with educational institutions in various countries, including Japan, Mexico, Slovakia, Taiwan and Vietnam. For more information about UHCL, visit or call 281-283-7600.