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UH at Katy is an instructional site of the University of Houston and part of the main campus.

It is located on 46 acres near the Grand Parkway & I-10 in the Katy Academic Building, which it shares with the University of Houston–Victoria and its unique programs.

The three-story, 80,000-square-foot-facility is home to programs from the UH College of Nursing and the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Programs include Nursing’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Engineering’s prestigious Subsea Engineering program (the first in the nation) and the UH/HCC Engineering Academy.

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UH/HCC Engineering Academy

The UH Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College are proud to announce a new transition partnership for students to earn a valuable Engineering degree from the University of Houston.

Students admitted to the Engineering Academy are UH Cullen College of Engineering Students from the first day. Classes are taught at the HCC Katy campus and the UH at Katy instructional site at various times.


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At a glance

  • Fall 2019Grand Opening
  • 80,000Square Feet of Classroom/Lab/Studio Space
  • NursingTraditional BSN Program
  • EngineeringAcademy