University of Houston-Clear Lake

Houston, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,747
Graduate Enrollment: 2,515
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 91.19%

Male/Female: 32% / 68% (2017)

First generation college students: 48.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 20.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,071
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 978 - 1170

2022 Median Admit ACT: 20
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 17 - 23

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 57.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 25.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 14.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 8.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 31.5%
Black: 6.8%
Hispanic: 47.5%
Asian: 7.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 2.5%
Unknown race: 0.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $27,188
In-State tuition: $7,698
Out-of-State tuition: $20,994

Estimated books and supplies: $1,316 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,881 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $10,107 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,909 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $10,107 (2022)

Average Family Income: $53,344 (2017)
Median Family Income: $25,351 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 42.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 29.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $17,831 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $189 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $11,555
$30k-48k $13,226
$48k-75k $15,046
$75k-110k $20,243
$110k+ $24,301

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 29%
6-year graduation rate: 53%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $17,831 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,582 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $14,141 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 59.8% (2015)
@3 year 65.3% (2017)
@5 year 70.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 45.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 50.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $46,743 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $53,757 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 264 $20,904 $199 $51,439 ($4,287) $53,078 ($4,423)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 60 $273 $60,211 ($5,018) $66,359 ($5,530)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 16 $84,840 ($7,070) $81,531 ($6,794)
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 15
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 9 $57,435 ($4,786) $60,273 ($5,023)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 36 $22,238 $164 $61,579 ($5,132) $80,615 ($6,718)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 78
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 8
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 23
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 21 $20,625 $184 $38,506 ($3,209) $48,678 ($4,057)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 20 $15,875 $150 $46,223 ($3,852) $49,368 ($4,114)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 8
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 11
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 26 $228 $60,061 ($5,005)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 79 $19,953 $162 $32,631 ($2,719) $50,154 ($4,180)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 14 $358
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 5
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 25 $16,392 $163 $51,288 ($4,274) $57,661 ($4,805)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 4
Master's Degree Statistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Behavioral Sciences. 66 $27,224 $233 $36,063 ($3,005)
Master's Degree Behavioral Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 20 $88,398 ($7,367)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 17 $42,006 ($3,501)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 16 $54,544 ($4,545) $68,540 ($5,712)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 44 $19,829 $191 $30,158 ($2,513) $47,725 ($3,977)
Master's Degree Communications Technology/Technician. 6 $53,690 ($4,474)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 16 $28,143 $292 $55,332 ($4,611) $51,160 ($4,263)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 13
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 60
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 47 $22,288 $179 $59,813 ($4,984) $64,327 ($5,361)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 76
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 8 $56,293 ($4,691)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 6
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 8
Master's Degree Public Health. 3
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 50 $23,766 $199 $49,034 ($4,086) $70,808 ($5,901)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 84 $18,750 $168 $40,977 ($3,415) $54,184 ($4,515)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 136 $293 $71,463 ($5,955) $89,322 ($7,444)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 112 $19,375 $191 $48,491 ($4,041) $60,890 ($5,074)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 49 $307 $62,269 ($5,189) $76,755 ($6,396)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 42 $23,125 $204 $43,035 ($3,586) $58,271 ($4,856)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 18
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 17 $403 $64,124 ($5,344)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 23 $15,530 $49,981 ($4,165) $68,564 ($5,714)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 44 $12,500 $126 $33,359 ($2,780) $51,416 ($4,285)
Bachelor's Degree History. 32 $22,625 $199 $50,479 ($4,207) $48,906 ($4,076)
Master's Degree History. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 66 $18,750 $148 $36,542 ($3,045) $44,375 ($3,698)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5 $44,186 ($3,682)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Master's Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 5
Master's Degree Physics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 124 $21,952 $190 $33,756 ($2,813) $46,496 ($3,875)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 15 $332 $47,163 ($3,930)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 44 $466 $58,325 ($4,860) $66,402 ($5,534)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 15
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 24 $31,578 $49,035 ($4,086)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 14 $29,444
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 46 $16,149 $178 $38,061 ($3,172) $54,123 ($4,510)
Master's Degree Criminology. 11 $61,499 ($5,125)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 7
Master's Degree Sociology. 14
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 43 $21,369 $212 $27,368 ($2,281) $48,711 ($4,059)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 66 $18,025 $197 $40,558 ($3,380) $52,995 ($4,416)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 81 $361 $53,994 ($4,500) $79,265 ($6,605)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 22 $518 $47,886 ($3,991)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $86,004
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $29,961,700 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $38,663,636 (2022)