Facts and Statistics

Facts and Figures

Sometimes, numbers can be as illuminating as words. Here’s the UHCL story in digits.

National Rankings

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63rd Best Regional Universities West (tie)
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16th Top Public School for Regional Universities West (tie)
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33rd Best College for Veterans for Regional Universities West
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49th Best Value School for Regional Universities West (tie)
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75th Best Online Graduate Business Program (tie)
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109th Best Online MBA Program (tie)
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141st Best Undergraduate Engineering Program (at universities without a doctorate)
U.S. News & World Report

State Recognition:

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board selected UHCL College of Education as a finalist for the 2016 Texas Higher Education Star Award.

General, Fall 2016

Founded: 1974
Colleges: 4
Alumni: more than 63,000 alumni
Total Enrollment Fall 2016: 8,669
Pearland Campus Total Enrollment Fall 2016: 725
Undergraduate students: 68 percent
Graduate students: 32%
International students: 15%
Number of countries represented: over 40
Student Profile, Fall 2016

Ethnicity/Race: 37% White, 30% Hispanic, 15% International, 8% Black, 7% Asian, 2% Multiracial. 1% Unknown
Gender: 61% female, 39% male
Academics

Degrees Awarded: 2,579
Graduating students recommending UHCL to others: 92%

Campus

Acres on UHCL campus: 524
Volumes in Alfred R. Neumann Library: over 500,000
Research Centers and Institutes: 13
Student Organizations: 93