University of Houston-Clear Lake

Houston, TX 77058
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University of Houston-Clear Lake is one of the forty-three public 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in a suburb, in Houston.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,542 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 280 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 207 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 74%).

UHCL's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,160, and fees were $1,558. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,712 and $1,558 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students8,542
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 16

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1976 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1020 to 1230
ACT20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $45
Graduates $45

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$215/credit
In State Students$215/credit
Out of State Students$756/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$406/credit
In State Students$406/credit
Out of State Students$905/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,675 $9,675 $34,020
ADN 70 $15,050 $15,050 $52,920
BSN 125 $26,875 $26,875 $94,500
FNP 50 $20,300 $20,300 $45,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 65% of University of Houston-Clear Lake's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 38% $4,820
Other Federal Grant 8% $1,944
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $7,567
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 44% $3,936
Federal Student Loans 25% $4,601
Private Loans 1% $10,667


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,898
$30,001 to $48,000$11,223
$48,001 to $75,000$16,070
$75,001 to $110,000$22,122
Over $110,000$22,117

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058

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