Bring Your Love of Biology to Life
A Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from University of Houston-Clear Lake will give you a broad base of knowledge in the life sciences and prepare you for advanced study in the biomedical, biotechnical and environmental fields. You must choose one of the following specializations to focus your academic pursuits:
- Plant Biology
- Forensic Biology
From the Classroom to the Real World
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for biological scientists
is expected to climb about 21 percent through 2018, a much faster rate than the average
for other occupations. UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering creates opportunities
to put your knowledge to use in private industry and corporations, nonprofit organizations,
and local, state and federal agencies. As a student, you can get involved by engaging
in applied research in medicine, aerospace, biotechnology and chemistry.
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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.