Obtain a Career in Technology in the Country’s Fourth Largest City
With Houston housing more than half of the Fortune 500 companies in Texas, a BS in Computer Science from the University of Houston-Clear Lake will benefit your education and career. This degree balances solid academics with practical industrial technologies and real-world experience. You’ll learn leading-edge technologies and gain experience through team-oriented, timely projects while learning the basics of software engineering, operating systems, data structures, database systems design, discrete mathematics and computer architecture.
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The UHCL Computer Science program emphasizes the development of the skills and analytical
abilities necessary to specify, design and develop computer-based solutions to complex
systems problems. You will receive extensive instruction in software and hardware
principles; in scientific, industrial and commercial applications; and in the supporting
mathematical tools. The mission of the undergraduate Computer Science program is to
prepare students for productive careers in computing by providing an excellent and
diverse environment for learning, research, and practice of computing theories, computer
applications, and software development.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - February 1
Final (Summer Session I) - June 10*
Final (Summer Session II) - July 15*
*Online application closes May 21. Freshman students applying after May 21 must submit all required documents along with paper application to the Office of Admissions.
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019Priority – May 21
Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
Fall 2019Priority - August 12
Final - August 26
Spring 2020Priority - January 1
Final - TBA
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The Computer Information Systems B.S. and Computer Science B.S. programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).