University Center of Applied Research and Engagement

UCARE promotes partnerships and collaboration between community organizations in the greater Central Texas area and Texas A&M University–Central Texas.

University Center of Applied Research and Engagement


Why UCARE?  Undergraduate and graduate students program evaluations and research for community organizations. A&M–Central Texas’ students gain real-world experience in data collection, problem solving and much more, while providing Central Texas community organizations with a low-cost service.

Let's Work Together!

Our researchers adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and scholarly work. Let’s work together on your next research endeavor.  If you are unsure if A&M-Central Texas has an expert in your field, we can help.


Successfully Completed Projects

    • Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing in Killeen
    • Belton ISD Bullying Project
    • Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan (RCTP) for the Central Texas Council of Governments (CTCOG)
    • Killeen Independent School District Wage Earning Study
    • Central Texas Water Conservation, City of Florence, TX
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