Founded in 1974, The University of Houston - Clear Lake (UH-Clear Lake) offers over 46 master's degrees and one doctoral program to over 3,300 students inclusive of programs housed in the School of Business, School of Education, School of Humane Sciences and Humanities and School of Science and Computer Science. UH-Clear Lake began offering its first doctoral program - the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, in 2007. At UH-Clear Lake graduate programs go beyond the academic to offer reality-based education though active involvement with businesses and industries in a range of fields including aerospace, healthcare, education, computing and petrochemical. These community partnerships place UH-Clear Lake at the center point where higher learning and career advancement meet, providing students with advantageous career connections through internships, research and employment.
Four faculties - School of Business, School of Education, School of Humane Sciences and Humanities and School of Science and Computer Science offering 46 master's degree programs and one doctoral program Serves more than 3,300 graduate students annually More than 49,000 alumni worldwide Small class sizes average 15 students across all graduate courses
Regional Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Ranking and Reputation
Maintains accreditation by the Commission on Colleges in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. UH-Clear Lake's Schools of Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Computer Engineering are also accredited by the appropriate professional agencies
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Admissions Criteria Minimum GPA: No Set Minimum Minimum GRE: No Set Minimum Deadlines (Month/Day) Application: 10/1 Notification of Acceptance: Varies Fees (US$) Annual Tuition: 4,660 Annual Fees (athletics, health services, but excluding books): 520
Admissions Criteria Minimum GPA: No Set Minimum Minimum GRE: No Set Minimum English Language Proficiency (Minimum Score) IELTS : 6.0 TOEFL (Computer-based) : 215.0 TOEFL (Internet-based) : 80.0 TOEFL (Paper-based) : 550.0 Deadlines (Month/Day) Application: 10/1 Notification of Acceptance: Varies Fees (US$) Annual Tuition: 10,400 Annual Fees (athletics, health services, but excluding books): 1,040 Language Support for International Students Language Classes During Program Language Testing and Placement Pre-program Language Classes Other Support Counseling and Buddy Programs International Student Orientation Programs
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UH-Clear Lake is located between Houston and Galveston Island and is adjacent to NASA's Johnson Space Center and Armand Bayou Nature Center. The university's four student-centered buildings and one maintenance building are surrounded by a 524-acre natural environment that includes park-like settings with Horsepen Bayou winding through heavily wooded areas abundant with wildlife. On-campus housing is provided by University Forest Apartments, a privately owned and managed apartment complex built in 1995. The Alfred R. Neumann Library provides students with online access to thousands of books, journals and scholarly resources as well as personal research assistance. UH-Clear Lake's many centers, institutes, clinics and laboratories also offer students a broad range of opportunities for conducting research and applying academic theory.
Grad Student Organizations
Student activities include over 70 clubs and organizations, spanning the fields of business, education, human science, humanities, and natural & applied science. UH-Clear Lake also is host to religious ministries and associations, various international student clubs, special interest clubs and over one dozen honor societies.
University of Houston - Clear Lake Graduate Programs 2700 Bay Area Boulevard Houston, Texas 77058
On-campus Housing Available: Yes Preference Given to Entering Students: First Come/First Served Type of Accommodation: Double Room Single Rooms Triple/Quad Rooms
Year Institute Founded: 1974 # of Campuses: 1 Campus Setting (Main Campus): Suburban Nearest City (Main Campus): Houston City Population: 2,100,000 Cost of Living: Medium Climate Range: 40 F to 93 FOpportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes Opportunities for Online Study: Yes # of Full-Time Faculty: 230 Total Graduate Program Enrollment (all years): 3,318 % Graduate International Students (all years): 5 # Countries of Origin: 11 - 20
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