University of Houston-Clear Lake

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School Overview

The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL), a state university, is a distinct and separate component school of the University of Houston System. There is a 524 acre campus in Pasadena and a satellite campus in Pearland.

Established in 1971, UHCL serves students through four schools and offers 40 bachelors, 44 masters, and one doctoral program. There is an enrollment of over 8,000 students and freshman and sophomore classes will begin in fall 2014. There’s over 50,000 alumni and more than 2,100 degrees awarded annually.

UHCL is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Howver, many of the university’s Schools and academic programs are individually accredited through other accrediting agencies such as the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

General Information

Admission Office
2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058-1098
(281) 283-2500
Fax: (281) 283-2522

Contact: Rauchelle Jones
Director of Admissions
Main Address
2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058-1098
(281) 283-7600

www.uhcl.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 4,052
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,912
Graduate enrollment: 3,607

Setting
Suburban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,842
In-state Student Fees $1,044
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $11,142
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,044

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1103 1022 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Women’s Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 57 46
Biology/biological Sciences, General 57 11
Biotechnology 35
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 295 283
Accounting 131 55
Business Administration and Management, General 61 127
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 3 5
Business/commerce, General 26
Finance, General 35 33
Human Resources Development 9
Management Information Systems, General 15 54
Marketing/marketing Management, General 24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 29
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 29
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 10
Communications Technology/technician 10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 18 73
Computer and Information Sciences, General 15 17
Computer Science 3 56
Education 233 2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 23
Curriculum and Instruction 35
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 122 2
Educational/instructional Technology 28
Reading Teacher Education 9
Engineering 7 60
Computer Engineering, General 7 24
Computer Software Engineering 15
Engineering, Other 15
Systems Engineering 6
English Language and Literature/letters 33 23
English Language and Literature, General 33 23
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 22 54
Health/health Care Administration/management 22 34
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 20
History 48 12
History, General 48 12
Human Services, General 21
Public Administration 8
Social Work 13
Legal Studies, General 13
Legal Assistant/paralegal 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18 30
Humanities/humanistic Studies 18 30
Library Science 26
Library and Information Science 26
Mathematics and Statistics 26 9
Mathematics, General 26 2
Statistics, General 7
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 268 39
Behavioral Sciences 36 24
Intercultural/multicultural and Diversity Studies 15
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 232
Natural Resources and Conservation 11 13
Environmental Science 11 13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 46 5
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 46 4
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 1
Physical Sciences 6 17
Chemistry, General 5 7
Physical Sciences
Physics, General 1 10
Psychology 111 56
Clinical Psychology 22
Psychology, General 111 24
School Psychology 10
Social Sciences 40 33
Anthropology 1
Criminology 17 28
Geography 3
Political Science and Government, General 4
Sociology 15 5
Visual and Performing Arts 33
Art/art Studies, General
Fine/studio Arts, General 33
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Education – General B

Engineering

Computer Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B
Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Houston-Clear Lake Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (281) 283-7600
Website: www.uhcl.edu/home
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Address: 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058-1002
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,961
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,526 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,002
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,954
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 65%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,787

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Houston-Clear Lake Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 75
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 33
Education 61
Engineering 13
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 22
History 11
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Library Science 1
Mathematics and Statistics 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 22
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Physical Sciences 22
Psychology 14
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 42
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 36411

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Houston-Clear Lake and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,002
Out-of-state $19,954
Books and supplies $1,064

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,010
Out-of-state $18,280

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 153 65%
Grant or scholarship aid 130 56% $10,787
Student loan aid 53 23% $4,989

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,472 60% $5,893
Federal student loans 2,019 35% $7,637

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Houston-Clear Lake. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Houston-Clear Lake students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,197 512 685
Percent admitted 100% 70% 69%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 28% 24%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Houston-Clear Lake Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 8,961
Undergraduate enrollment 6,212
Graduate enrollment 2,749

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Houston-Clear Lake Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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