University of Houston-Clear Lake

country rank  726
world rank  2106

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University Overview

Founded in 1974, University of Houston-Clear Lake is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Houston (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Sugarland, Pearland, Alvin, Katy. Officially accredited and/or recognized 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 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 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely 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, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
UHCL

Founded
1974

Colours
Blue and green

Mascot
Hunter the Hawk

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University Location

Address
2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
77058-1098 Texas United States

T +1 (281) 283 7600

F +1 (281) 283 2219

Other locations
Sugarland, Pearland, Alvin, Katy

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Houston-Clear Lake for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Houston-Clear Lake's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office
2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston 77058
+1 (281) 283 2500


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Houston-Clear Lake's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 400-499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to University of Houston-Clear Lake's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Houston-Clear Lake for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Houston-Clear Lake as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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

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