University of Houston-Clear Lake

Houston, Texas

Team Name: Hawks

Address: 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058


Phone: 281-283-2500

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Undergraduate Enrollment9,056
Acceptance RateN/A
In-State Tuition$3,670 per semester
Out-of-State Tuition$10,209 per semester

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University of Houston-Clear Lake

Houston, Texas

BUILT NEAR AND FOR NASA Johnson Space Center, University of Houston–Clear Lake (UHCL) is a growing four-year institution, now in its 47th year. In addition to engineers, scientists, and astronauts, its 75,000-plus alumni include CEOs, civic leaders, humanitarians, educators, environmentalists, artists, and authors. 

UHCL includes four colleges: business, education, human sciences and humanities, and science and engineering. The university offers three doctoral programs and more than ninety bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, including a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, a master’s in clinical mental health counseling, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in occupational safety and health. The College of Human Sciences and Humanities includes a Bachelor of Arts in serious games and simulations.

UHCL’s residence hall complements privately operated, on-campus apartments. The hall is adjacent to two new state-of-the-art facilities: the STEM and Classroom Building and the Recreation and Wellness Center. UHCL at Pearland is home to a health sciences and classroom building, while UHCL’s healthcare administration program operates from UHCL’s Texas Medical Center location.
Students explore a diverse cultural scene and varied social opportunities through more than one hundred campus organizations, including honor societies, leadership groups, and social clubs. Nearby parks and waterways offer hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, and other outdoor recreation.

By The Numbers


Acceptance RateN/A
Median composite SAT score1090
Median ACT score21
Undergraduate Enrollment9,056
Students on Financial Aid76%


In-State Tuition$3,670 per semester
Out-of-State Tuition$10,209 per semester
Room and BoardN/A


African American Students8.6%
Asian American Students8.5%
Hispanic Students39.7%
International Students3.8%
Male/Female Ratio36/64

Campus Life

Greek SystemNo
Freshman Living on Campus6.7%
Freshmen Who Return75.5%
Student/Teacher Ratio17:1
Full-Time Faculty179


Graduation in Four Years67.4%
Graduation OverallN/A
Alumni Who Give $ to School0.46%