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 2,749 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,961 including undergraduate students.

University of Houston-Clear Lake 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 2,749 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,961 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 42 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
UHCL Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,990
$9,594 for Texas Residents
Student Population2,749
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs42 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 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 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.
UHCL 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Texas Residents$9,594
Out-of-State$18,990
Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas Residents$440
Out-of-State$962
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 at UHCL
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,585 (public) / $18,253 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Texas Graduate Schools$8,137$17,781
Public$8,137$17,585
Private$18,253
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 Costs
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 47 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, 1,056 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 Degree4581,033
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2023
Total4781,056
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 Computer Science program with 110 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 23 completers.
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers 47 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,056 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,033 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 [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Environmental Science17-
Communications Technologies [+] 11 completers-
0-
Communications Technology/Technician11-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 225 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences21-
Information Science/Studies94-
Computer Science110-
Education [+] (4 completers) 89 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration30$59,700
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services21$51,300
Early Childhood Education and Teaching11-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 160 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering86-
Computer Software Engineering66-
Systems Engineering8-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 63 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management63-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 9 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies9-
Library Science [+] 15 completers-
Library and Information Science15-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences17-
Exercise Physiology0-
Biotechnology26-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics2-
Statistics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 14 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Behavioral Sciences8-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 15 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science15-
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry5-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 89 completers$35,400
Psychology26$35,400
Clinical Psychology31$51,000
Industrial and Organizational Psychology25-
School Psychology7-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Criminology10$48,800
Sociology8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 86 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management73$56,400
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling13-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor0-
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene0-
Business [+] (6 completers) 146 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management78$68,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)4-
Accounting35$55,600
Finance15-
Human Resources Development14-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,033
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 23 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration23$77,000
Total23

Graduate Student Population at UHCL

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,471 students enrolled into University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate schools where it has total 8,961 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 829 full-time and 1,642 part-time graduate students. By gender, 878 male and 1,593 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
Total2,4718781,593
Full-time829271558
Part-tme1,6426071,035
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 887 White (35.90%), 330 Black/African American (13.35%), 634 Hispanic (25.66%), 250 Asian (10.12%), and 370 students with other races. 269 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4718781,593
American Indian/Native American101
Asian25085165
Black/African American33079251
Hispanic634216418
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White887331556
Two More772453
Un-Known21138
Non-resident Alien269129140
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,739 graduate students (70.38% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 500 graduate students (20.23% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,471
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,739
Enrolled Some Online Courses500
Not in Online Courses232

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