University of Houston-Clear Lake

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world rank  1780

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University Overview

Founded in 1974, University of Houston-Clear Lake is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Houston (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Sugarland, Pearland, Alvin, Katy. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UHCL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UHCL
Founded 1974
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address 2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston
77058-1098 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (281) 283 7600
Fax +1 (281) 283 2219
Other locations Sugarland, Pearland, Alvin, Katy

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston 77058
(281) 283 2500

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Houston-Clear Lake's Library
University of Houston-Clear Lake's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 322,197 physical volumes, 35,120 physical media, 81,483 digital/electronic medium and 220 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Houston-Clear Lake's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Houston-Clear Lake provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 264 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1976


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Houston System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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