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Mechanical Engineering B.S.

Don’t Just Define Your Future. Define the Future.

Mechanical engineers are in high demand – especially in the Houston area. New mechanical engineers earn an average starting salary of $65,557 (National Association of Colleges and Employers 2017). In Texas, the mean annual salary for a mechanical engineer is about 22 percent higher than the rest of the nation (U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics). A degree in mechanical engineering from UH-Clear Lake can propel you to a career in aerospace, automotive, construction, healthcare technology, oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, transportation, defense, cybersecurity, robotics, Internet of Things and elsewhere. As new technologies, new industries and new opportunities emerge, they’ll most likely need mechanical engineers.

Get Your Degree in a 21st Century STEM Facility

Earn your degree in our new, cutting-edge facility with 15 teaching labs for mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry, geology, industrial hygiene and environmental safety. Gain hands-on experience with 12 specialty rooms designed for mechanical-engineering projects, computer-aided drafting, 3-D printing and more. The mechanical engineering program is approved from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (August 2018).


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Admission Requirements

Explore what the future holds for you by attending University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.


Degree Requirements

Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree at University of Houston-Clear Lake is crucial to planning out your education. The buttons below will allow you to view the full degree requirements and give you an understanding of your academic experience. If you are currently attending a community college in Texas, click on the "Transfer Guide" button to view what classes can be taken at your local community college, and transferred to UHCL to complete your degree.

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.Transfer Guide (PDF)


Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - July 15 
    Final - August 1 

  • Spring

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1 

  • Summer

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1 


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2024
    Priority - May 1
    Summer I Final - May 22
    Summer II Final - June 28
  • Fall 2024
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 12
    Returning UHCL Students - August 14
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Deadline - May 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UH-Clear Lake is accredited by SACSCOC, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and has received SACSCOC approval to offer the Mechanical Engineering B.S.

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Mechanical Engineering B.S. Faculty

Ariful Bhuiyan
Ariful Bhuiyan

Ariful Bhuiyan

Assistant Professor,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3871
Email: bhuiyan@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2234

Ariful Bhuiyan Faculty Bio

Kazi Md Masum Billah
Kazi Md Masum Billah

Kazi Md Masum Billah

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3826
Email: billah@uhcl.edu

Kazi Md Masum Billah Faculty Bio

Mohsen Daghooghi
Mohsen Daghooghi

Mohsen Daghooghi

Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3782
Email: daghooghi@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2228

Mohsen Daghooghi Faculty Bio

Youssef Hamidi
Youssef Hamidi

Youssef Hamidi

Associate Professor and Program Director of Mechanical Engineering and Pre-Engineering Programs,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3818
Email: hamidi@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2232

Youssef Hamidi Faculty Bio

Ruaa Al Mezrakchi
Ruaa Al Mezrakchi

Ruaa Al Mezrakchi

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3828
Email: AlMezrakchi@UHCL.edu
Office: ST2238

Ruaa Al Mezrakchi Faculty Bio

Jeffrey R. Mountain
Jeffrey R. Mountain

Jeffrey R. Mountain

Professor of Mechanical Engineering (on leave),
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3846
Email: mountain@uhcl.edu
Office: D106

Jeffrey R. Mountain Faculty Bio

Jugal Saharia
Jugal Saharia

Jugal Saharia

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3873
Email: Saharia@UHCL.edu
Office: ST2236

Jugal Saharia Faculty Bio