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LIVE Higher Education College Of The Mainland — Learning Center — North County 200 Parker Court, League City, TX 77573 281-332-1800 https://www.com.edu/learningcenters/north-county Enrollment: 529 total (credit enrollment and continuing education) Tuition: $45 per credit hour (in-district) Degrees offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science and a wide range of certification programs Most popular majors: Liberal Arts, Science Technologies, Health Professions College of the Mainland is a comprehensive community college providing associate degrees and many types of professional certification programs. COM educates more than 3,900 credit and 1,050 continuing education students each year, with the North County Learning Center bringing quality higher education services to the League City area. The Learning Center-North County offers a number of continuing education workforce programs, as well as dual-credit classes for high school students in the area and allied health classes. The community college’s associate degree and certificate programs provide a pathway directly to high-skill, high-demand jobs in fields such as health care, public safety, business and the petrochemical industry. Another part of the college’s mission is to provide quickresponse training needed by businesses and industry in the region in order to help provide a strong, vibrant community. University Of Houston-Clear Lake 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058 281-283-7600 www.uhcl.edu Enrollment: 9,082 Tuition: $50 per credit hour (Texas resident undergraduate student); $100 per credit hour (Texas resident graduate student) Degrees offered: 88 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as three doctoral programs in the Colleges of Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Computer Engineering. Mascot: Hunter the Hawk Most popular degree programs: Business, Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Biotechnology, Social Sciences, Education, Social Work, Nursing, and Fitness and Human Performance Since opening its doors in 1974, the University of Houston-Clear Lake has forged a reputation as a caring and dynamic force in modern education. The campus offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students a closeknit, academic community enhanced by a global perspective with access to faculty who are leaders in their fields. In fall 2014, the university expanded its upper-level and graduate educational offerings by welcoming freshman and sophomore students for the first time. UH-Clear Lake opened its first on-campus resident hall, called Hunter Hall, in fall 2019. Enrollment continues to rise with the university welcoming more than 9,000 students each semester. The university has flourished in the midst of the upper Gulf Coast’s international petrochemical industry, Texas Medical Center and NASA Johnson Space Center. The university has built relationships with area businesses, schools, institutions and organizations to the benefit of both its students and the community as a whole. More than 71,000 alumni have developed distinguished records of achievement in the fields of business, industry, education and health care and include 10 astronauts, more than 400 CEOs and a bestselling author. 2020 League City Regional Chamber of Commerce | 21