The University of Houston–Clear Lake (UHCL) is a four-year state university and one of four distinct institutions in the UniversityofHouston System. Its campus spans 524 acres (2.12 km2) in the cities of Pasadena and Houston, Texas, with some branch campuses in Pearland and TexasMedicalCenter. Founded in 1971, UHCL has an enrolment of nearly 9,000 students for fall 2018. The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 61 in its 2019 Regional Universities (West) rankings, the university serves students in four academic colleges. UHCL offers 97 degree programs: 46 bachelors, 48 masters, and three doctoral. Awarding more than 2,100 degrees annually, the university’s alumni base exceeds 66,000. Nurturing attention from faculty who are excellent teachers and experts in their fields. We get an education that’s a great value and is recognized by leading national accrediting agencies in education, social work, the sciences and more. it’s been influenced by international perspectives – 10 percent of our student body comes from outside the U.S. – and have the chance to take your talents to the world, through the partnerships we’ve formed with government and industry as well as the extensive networking opportunities our alumni provide.