University of Houston—Clear Lake is a public institution that was founded in 1974. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,570, and the setting is Suburban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Houston—Clear Lake’s ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities West, 63.
The University of Houston–Clear Lake (UHCL) is a four-year state university and one of four distinct institutions in the University of Houston System. Its campus spans 524 acres (2.12 km2) in Houston, Texas, with a branch campus in Pearland. Founded in 1971, UHCL has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 74 in its Regional Universities (West) rankings, and No. 24 among public universities in the same category.
The university serves students in four academic colleges. UHCL offers nearly 90 degree programs: 40 bachelors, 44 masters, and two doctoral. Awarding more than 2,100 degrees annually, the university’s alumni base exceeds 50,000.