University of Houston - Clear Lake Overview
University of Houston - Clear Lake is a public institution located in Houston, Texas. Houston is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is University of Houston - Clear Lake Known For?
- The student loan default rate at UH Clear Lake is 5%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UH Clear Lake.
- In 2019-2020, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UH Clear Lake makes roughly $52,998 a year. This is 30% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Houston - Clear Lake Rankings
Out of the 107 colleges in Texas, UH Clear Lake is ranked at #22.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UH Clear Lake.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UH Clear Lake has earned from around the web.
|#14||Best Legal Support Services Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#26||Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation||College Factual|
|#29||Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation||College Factual|
|#72||Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature||College Factual|
|#100||Best Value Colleges for General Psychology||College Factual|
|#121||Best Value Colleges for Psychology||College Factual|
Where Is University of Houston - Clear Lake?
Contact details for UH Clear Lake are given below.
|Address:||2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058-1002|
How Do I Get Into UH Clear Lake?
You can apply to UH Clear Lake online at: https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Admission Requirements for UH Clear Lake
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UH Clear Lake?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.
Average Test Scores
About 86% of students accepted to UH Clear Lake submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 590. Math scores were between 500 and 580.
Can I Afford University of Houston - Clear Lake?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UH Clear Lake, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,870 a year. That adds up to $23,480 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UH Clear Lake is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Houston - Clear Lake Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,471 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,441 full-time undergraduates at UH Clear Lake, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Houston - Clear Lake students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||232|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,461|
Over 53 countries are represented at UH Clear Lake. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Houston - Clear Lake
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UH Clear Lake has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 56th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UH Clear Lake
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Houston - Clear Lake was $7,504 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $20,752. The following table shows how UH Clear Lake is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Natural Resources Conservation||#1||#7|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||#1||#10|
|Instructional Media Design||#7||#46|
|Finance & Financial Management||#7||#27|
|Human Resource Management||#7||#65|
|Library & Information Science||#13||#37|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#15||#72|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#28||#82|
|Business Administration & Management||#49||#282|
Online Affordability Rankings of UH Clear Lake Rankings
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Houston - Clear Lake was $7,504 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $20,752. The following table shows how UH Clear Lake is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Human Resource Management||#7||#134|
|Business Administration & Management||#46||#172|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#68||#140|
Online Growth Rankings of UH Clear Lake
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Houston - Clear Lake was 93.6%. This is the #442 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UH Clear Lake regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UH Clear Lake majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UH Clear Lake ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UH Clear Lake.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Human Resource Management||#68|
|Business Administration & Management||#304|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#430|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Houston - Clear Lake Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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