University of Houston-Clear Lake

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2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058-1098
United States

UHCL is a four-year educational institution located adjacent to the NASA Johnson Space Center, in the heart of Houston’s high-technology community. Students can choose from 40 undergraduate and 45 graduate programs, and one doctoral program, offered on and off campus and online. As a cornerstone of higher education institutions along the upper Gulf Coast of Texas, UHCL has earned a distinctive reputation as a community-minded, partnership-oriented university. UHCL has developed partnerships with area businesses, organizations, schools and individuals that enhance the region's educational, economic, cultural, scientific and professional environment.

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Transfer Information

Degree Completion Programs: BS in General Business, BS in Public Service Leadership
Average Tuition and Fees: $7,131 per academic year for 30 credits; $2,979 for 12 hours per semester.
Associate Degree Required: An associate's degree is not required.
Technical/ vocational Course Credit Accepted: Technical and vocational credit is not accepted.
Credit For Experience: Credit for life experience is not available.
Delivery Method: Both programs can be completed online and face-to-face.
Minimum Grade: Composition I and Composition II require a C- or better. Other coursework at the freshman and sophomore level may require a minimum grade C- or better depending on the major. Coursework at the junior and senior level require a grade of C- or better.
Credits (Min/Max): A max of 90 credit hours toward the degree are accepted. To qualify for the degree a student must complete through instruction at UHCL a minimum of 30 hours. UHCL also accepts a max of 30 hours of AP and CLEP credit towards lower-level coursework.
Transfer Policy Document: UHCL Transfer Credit Policy.pdf
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Application Deadlines

Spring Priority

January 12, 2016

Spring Final

January 19, 2016

Summer Priority

May 23, 2016

Summer Final

June 6, 2016
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Application Requirements

Minimum GPA: Applicants with less than 30 college hours will need to meet freshman admissions criteria. Applicants with 30 to 44 college hours need a 2.25 transfer GPA. Applicants with 45 or more college hours need a 2.0 transfer GPA.
Official Transcripts: Request final transcripts to be sent from each college previously attended.
SAT Scores: SAT or ACT test scores are not required for transfer students with 30 or more credit hours.
Letters of Recommendation: No letters required.
Essay: No essay is required.
Application Fee: $45, submitted with online application
Interview: No interview is required.
Other Requirements: None
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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Automatic transfer scholarships are available to all who transfer from a Texas institution, no application is required. Students with a minimum of 2.75 GPA qualify. To receive the scholarship a student must register for a minimum of 9 semester credit hours each semester.