University of Houston-Clear Lake Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to UHCL. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UHCL.

What are your chances at UHCL?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UHCL or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At UHCL, 21.75% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of Houston-Clear Lake, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for UHCL?

    UHCL requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, UHCL also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    UHCL requires a minimum of 30 credits.

    What are University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UHCL transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of Houston-Clear Lake transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UHCL on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of Houston-Clear Lake’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UHCL received 2050 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 1894 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UHCL is 92.39%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UHCL. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at UHCL?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 1894 accepted transfer students, 1347 students enrolled - that means the yield was 71.12%.

    UHCL accepts 93 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UHCL

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    What are the University of Houston-Clear Lake transfer GPA requirements?

    UHCL requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UHCL requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for UHCL

    UHCL has noted the additional policies: College algebra and Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP) exam required..

    Will you enjoy transferring to UHCL?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UHCL. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Houston...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at UHCL is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to UHCL then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into UHCL

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UHCL website for more info.
    UHCL accepts 92.39% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UHCL, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.4 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.54. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UHCL students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 470 560 515
    SAT Reading 460 550 505
    2018 Total SAT Score 930 1110 1020
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 19 25 22
    ACT Reading 18 24 21
    2018 Total ACT Score 37 49 43

    University of Houston-Clear Lake’s average SAT score is 1020. To be a competitive applicant for University of Houston-Clear Lake your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UHCL?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UHCL or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

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