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Houston - Clear Lake is a public university located in Pasadena, Texas in the Houston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,946 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Houston - Clear Lake acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Psychology. Houston - Clear Lake alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,500.
About University of Houston - Clear Lake...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058

University of Houston - Clear Lake Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1020-1230
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$11,306/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,063/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
65%

Academics

Professors
NG
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.37 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.41 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.40 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,946Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,852
Undergrads Over 25
37%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
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  • Friendly
    54%
  • Welcoming
    31%
  • Charismatic
    8%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Quiet starter school
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
52%
of students say they don't have Greek life.58 responses
Poll
52%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.64 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
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  • Encouraging
    33%
  • Motivating
    26%
  • Self-taught
    23%
  • Motivating and Encouraging
    15%
  • Individualistic
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.31 responses
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UHCL is expanding their campus, making for a better campus experience. Their is finally a cafe and a good size recreation center. One thing I do enjoy about the campus is I’ve never had a problem with parking, there has always been enough parking spots, unlike UH main. Another pro I can really appreciate is the admissions office, financial aids office, and etc. are very quick to answer your questions, theirs never a long wait to speak to someone, which is a amazing! One con I have with the campus in my opinion is there is never enough class availability! There is never enough classes that you need to take!
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I have been at UHCL since Spring of 2018, my first year I took half online, half face-to-face courses. Spring of 2019 I decided to take all online courses only because I have to commute an hour just to get to class. I would say that is probably my least favorite thing about attending UHCL. Otherwise, I think it is an awesome place to be a part of. It is still growing tremendously, for example, our new recreation center that opened last year. Academically, I have loved all of my professors so far. They have all pushed me to actually learn the material each semester. The student body is also always striving to get you connected somewhere where you see fit. I'm so happy to be a UHCL Hawk!
UHCL is a great school with amazing people! It is smaller than most college campuses but I think that is the beauty of the school. I love the peaceful and cheerful environment of UHCL. I came in as a very scared freshamn but i have gained so much confidence and comfort from everyone around me. I got involved in many school activities and am proud to be a UHCL Hawk. I would love to see the amount of people that attend UHCL increase because the school is great!