University of Houston-Clear Lake Graduate Schools

University of Houston-Clear Lake (referred to as UHCL) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Houston-Clear Lake is $9,594 for Texas residents and $18,990 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,515 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,279 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Houston-Clear Lake (referred to as UHCL) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1976 - Current).
UHCL Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL)
Address2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058-1002
Phone281-283-7600
Webhttps://www.uhcl.edu/home
Online Applicationhttps://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Financial Infohttps://www.uhcl.edu/costs-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Houston-Clear Lake is $9,594 for Texas residents and $18,990 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,515 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,279 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,990
$9,594 for Texas Residents
Student Population2,515
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Houston-Clear Lake is $9,594 for Texas residents and $18,990 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $440 for Texas residents and $962 for out-of-state students.
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Houston-Clear Lake is $9,594 for Texas residents and $18,990 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -1.18% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,308$1,402$16,290$1,402
2018-2019$7,596$1,414$16,866$1,414
2019-2020$7,920$1,414$17,568$1,414
2020-2021$7,920$1,648$17,568$1,648
2021-2022$7,920$1,674$17,316$1,674
The graduate school tuition & fees of UHCL is average compared to public graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,931 (public) / $18,014 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Houston-Clear Lake$9,594$18,990
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Texas Graduate Schools$13,335$17,838
Public$8,239$17,931
Private$18,014
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $19,988 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Houston-Clear Lake. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.77% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $23,016. Off-campus living costs are increased by 17.21% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,732$6,404$9,732$6,404
2018-2019$8,620$6,590$8,620$6,590
2019-2020$10,218$8,394$10,218$8,394
2020-2021$11,019$8,816$10,820$8,816
2021-2022$9,881$10,107$12,909$10,107
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $440 for Texas residents and $962 for other students at University of Houston-Clear Lake. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -1.43% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$406$905
2018-2019$422$937
2019-2020$440$976
2020-2021$440$976
2021-2022$440$962

Graduate Programs at UHCL

University of Houston-Clear Lake offers 48 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 869 students have completed their study at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
Offered Degrees at University of Houston-Clear Lake
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree452852
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3017
Total482869
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 153 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 14 completers.
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers 48 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 869 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 852 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 10 completers-
Environmental Science10-
Communications Technologies [+] 9 completers-
Communications Technology/Technician9-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 97 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences12-
Information Science/Studies45-
Computer Science40-
Education [+] 65 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction8-
Educational Leadership and Administration28$59,700
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6$51,300
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9-
Reading Teacher Education3-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 46 completers-
Computer Engineering23-
Computer Software Engineering20-
Systems Engineering3-
Engineering Technology [+] 35 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management35-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 13 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies13-
Library Science [+] 21 completers-
Library and Information Science21-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Exercise Physiology15-
Biotechnology15-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Behavioral Sciences1-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Physical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Chemistry5-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 60 completers$35,400
Psychology20$35,400
Clinical Psychology8$51,000
Industrial and Organizational Psychology16-
School Psychology6-
Applied Behavior Analysis10-
Social Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Criminology11$48,800
Sociology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 159 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management116$56,400
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling14-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor28-
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene1-
Business [+] (1 completers) 236 completers-
Business Administration and Management153$68,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)9-
Accounting31$55,600
Finance9-
Human Resources Development34-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total852
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 15 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration13$77,000
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Clinical Psychology2-
Total17

Graduate Student Population at UHCL

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,515 students enrolled into University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate schools where it has total 9,279 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 946 full-time and 1,569 part-time graduate students. By gender, 899 male and 1,616 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5158991,616
Full-time946349597
Part-tme1,5695501,019
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 798 White (31.73%), 316 Black/African American (12.56%), 680 Hispanic (27.04%), 218 Asian (8.67%), and 503 students with other races. 416 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5158991,616
American Indian/Native American101
Asian21877141
Black/African American31685231
Hispanic680213467
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White798278520
Two More722250
Un-Known1284
Non-resident Alien416215201
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 695 graduate students (27.63% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 373 graduate students (14.83% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,515
Enrolled Online Exclusively695
Enrolled Some Online Courses373
Not in Online Courses1,447
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Houston-Clear Lake. 623 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.77% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 136 students are aged above 50 (5.41%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5158991,616
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21281315
Age 22-24595217378
Age 25-29750259491
Age 30-34395145250
Age 35-39262102160
Age 40-49348112236
Age 50-641214378
Over 641587

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