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College of Science and Engineering

Meet today's toughest challenges head-on with an education from the College of Science and Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Our students answer pressing questions and solve real-world problems across more than 20 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

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June 26 at 6 p.m. CST

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Pursue Deeper Understanding

Innovation and creativity will fuel your studies at UHCL, and our small class sizes ensure you’ll have ample guidance from expert faculty every step of the way. Top-of-the-line campus labs offer specialized research in fields as diverse as biotechnology, computer security, plasma physics, marine ecology, robotics and more.

Beyond the classroom, internship and research opportunities abound alongside top organizations like NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency, Boeing and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Our alumni have built careers tackling earth's most difficult challenges from beneath the waves to above the stratosphere, and soon you'll be ready to join them.

Calling future innovators: Sign up for UHCL's STEM Challenge

UHCL will host its annual spring 2024 STEM Challenge on Saturday, April 13, 2024, in UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building and STEM Building. This team-based competition, offering both Programming and Science Tracks, promises a day full of enrichment, awards, scholarships to UHCL up to $3,000, prizes and much more. Teams will engage in a series of challenges encompassing logic, engineering, programming, and science, showcasing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Read the full story.

Students at STEM challenge

Student says Hawk Leadership Institute fueled personal growth, leadership skills

The Hawk Leadership Institute at University of Houston-Clear Lake is a leadership learning community for incoming first-year students like Hannah Philip, who transferred to UH-Clear Lake after completing her associate’s at Robert Turner College and Career High School in Pearland.

Barrios Technology establishes scholarship endowment for STEM students at UHCL

Barrios Technology, a woman-owned aerospace company, has established a scholarship endowment at University of Houston- Clear Lake to help students overcome financial hurdles in acquiring a college education. The company has a long history of supporting STEM-focused initiatives at the university, including equal access for all students.

Center for Robotics Software

The Center for Robotics Software was conceived during consultation with key members of NASA and the local community. The center leverages the technical infrastructure that exists between NASA, academia and industry to identify and solve challenging automation and robotics problems.