Cost of college went up for all students at University of Houston-Clear Lake

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Houston-Clear Lake, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Houston-Clear Lake, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Texas residents paid $6,718 to attend the four-year public institution this year $216 more than the $6,502 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 186.8 percent more than residents this year, or $19,270. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.9 percent from $18,550 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Texas residents.

Data shows 66 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 134 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.07 million and 75 students took out student loans totaling more than $338,548.

Including all undergraduates, 3,228 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.23 million. Another 2,037 took out $15.08 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
8,669
$5,958
$6,234
$6,502
$6,718
12.8%
Out-of-state
0
$16,326
$17,130
$18,550
$19,270
18%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
76
33%
$314,884
$4,143
State / local grant or scholarship
60
26%
$327,538
$5,459
Institutional grants or scholarships
79
34%
$428,961
$5,430
Grant or scholarship aid total
134
59%
$1,071,383
$7,995
Federal student loans
68
30%
$294,677
$4,333
Other student loans
7
3%
$43,871
$6,267
Student loan aid
75
33%
$338,548
$4,514
Total student aid
151
66%

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