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University of Houston - Clear Lake
  • 4 Year
  • HOUSTON, TX

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Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
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  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
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  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Houston - Clear Lake is a highly rated public university located in Pasadena, Texas in the Houston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,441 undergraduate students. The Houston - Clear Lake acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Accounting. Graduating 52% of students, Houston - Clear Lake alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,500.

About

2700 BAY AREA BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77058
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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University of Houston - Clear Lake Rankings

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Houston - Clear Lake Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
1000-1170
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$14,667 / 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
$9,839 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade unavailable
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
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. 48 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    53%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,441 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,141
Undergrads Over 25
43%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Friendly
    56%
  • Welcoming
    34%
  • Charismatic
    6%
  • Quiet starter school
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 65 responses
Poll
51%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 71 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 46 responses
  • Encouraging
    30%
  • Motivating
    22%
  • Motivating and Encouraging
    20%
  • Self-taught
    20%
  • Individualistic
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
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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