Facts and Statistics

University of Houston-Clear Lake is a four-year university with more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and three doctoral programs from its four colleges. UHCL's 68,000 alumni are leaders in a variety of fields and include 10 astronauts, more than 400 CEOs and at least one best-selling author. UHCL is a destination for the arts with approximately 34,000 patrons attending exhibits in the Art Gallery and performances in the Bayou Theater in 2017.

 

Enrollment

Fall 2018


Enrollment Fall 2018

Undergraduate: 6,445 (71.3%) Graduate: 2,595 (28.7%)

Full-time: 4,413
Part-time: 4,627

Total headcount: 9,040

 

Rankings

U.S. News and World Report 2019

 

61st
Best Regional University West (tie)


17th
Top Public School for Regional Universities West (tie)


31st
Best College for Veterans for Regional Universities West


58th
Best Value School for Regional Universities West (tie)
 

Demographics

Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Ethic Origin


Fall 208 Enrollment by College


35%
Approximately 35 percent of our student population identifies as Hispanic, making UHCL a Hispanic Serving Institution with additional federal support for Hispanic students.
 

STEM Focus

Centers and Institutes

Cyber Security Institute, Center for Robotics Software and Environmental Institute of Houston

STEM and Classroom Building

121,575-square-foot STEM and Classroom Building opened in fall 2018

Health Sciences and Classroom

Building 69,539-square-foot Health Sciences and Classroom Building opened in spring 2019

Mechanical Engineering Program

This new program for fall 2018 prepares students for careers in many industries. Mechanical engineers are in high demand – especially in the Houston area. In Texas, the mean annual salary for a mechanical engineer is about 22 percent higher than the rest of the nation (U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics).

 

Centers and Institutes

Cyber Security InstituteCenter for Robotic SoftwareCenter for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesExercise and Nutritional Health InstituteEnvironmental Institute of HoustonCenter for Faculty DevelopmentArt School for Children and Young AdultsCenter for Educational ProgamsCenter for Executive EducationCenter for the Professional Development of TeachersPsychological Services Clinic
 

Centers and Institutes For Students

Student  Assistance  CenterWriting CenterStudent Success CenterMath  CenterTesting Center
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Founded in 1974

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