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University Of Houston Clear Lake

University Of Houston Clear Lake

University of Houston - Clear Lake, also referred to as UH-Clear Lake or UHCL, is an upper level public university located in the cities of Houston and Pasadena in Harris County, Texas. It was established in 1971. The university grants admission to over 6,000 students each year. The university is organized into four separate schools which are:

  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Human Sciences and Humanities
  • School of Science and Computer Engineering

The most common majors offered by UH-Clear Lake are in the fields of business and management, computer science and engineering, and therapy and counseling.

The university has no sports team but does have an official mascot, the Egret. The students, staff, and faculty also adopted an unofficial mascot named Blockie, which is a cube with eyes and four limbs.

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Contacting University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston , TX 77058-1098
General Phone: (281) 283-7600
http://www.uhcl.edu

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University of Houston-Clear Lake Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management562business, business management, business administration, accounting, finance, human resources development, MIS, marketing
Liberal Arts517women's studies, English, humanities, library science, diversity studies, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, geography, political science, ...
Education and Teaching280curriculum and instruction, educational administration, instructional media design, school counseling, early childhood education, reading teaching
Therapy and Counseling239behavioral sciences, psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, marriage and family therapy
Computer Science and Engineering116computer and info science, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering
Science98biology, biotechnology, physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Security and Law Enforcement75criminology
Medical Administration70health care administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy49parks and recreation management, health and physical education
Mathematics36mathematics, statistics
Media33communication studies
Conservation and Resource Management22environmental science
Art Studies20art studies
Law10legal assistant
Family and Social Work7social work
Engineering6systems engineering

Number of programs and degrees for University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree1,18833
Master's degree95240

University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Houston-Clear Lake had a total enrollment of 7,522 students (5,419 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 57%
Graduate 43%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 11%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 6%
22-24 21%
25-29 28%
30-34 16%
35-39 11%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

University of Houston-Clear Lake Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Houston, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Houston-Clear Lake Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

University of Houston-Clear Lake Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
University of Houston-Clear Lake participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1171100)

University of Houston-Clear Lake Faculty

University of Houston-Clear Lake has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured8145
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3235
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1320

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Lecturercalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$83,0711*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year32$87,06410$80,711
Associate professoracademic year47$67,59135$66,093
Assistant professoracademic year30$66,49033$63,175
Instructoracademic year1*1*
Lectureracademic year11$49,28816$45,071
All faculty totalacademic year121$70,60195$62,836

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Houston-Clear Lake Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Development
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Reading Teacher Education

Engineering
Systems Engineering

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Anthropology
English Language and Literature, General
Geography
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Women's Studies

Mathematics
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminology

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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