College of Health Care Professions-Northwest

12230 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77092
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Change your career!
    Change your life!

    The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

    Our programs are focused and centered on empowering you with the skills you need to enter the expanding and rewarding Healthcare Industry. Learn only what you need to gain employment in your particular field, so you can get certified and enter the job market faster.
  •  Cardiac Sonography - Associates
  • Dental Assistant - Certificate
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associates
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist w/ MA Skills - Certificate
  • Medical Assistant - Certificate
  • Medical Coding & Billing - Certificate
  • Nursing (LVN to ADN) - Associates
  • Surgical Technology - Associates 
  • Vocational Nursing - Certificate

    The College of Health Care Professions also features:
  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • Job placement assistance to graduates
  • Tutorials for all programs
  • Convenient day and evening classes
  • Four convenient locations
  • Friendly customer service oriented staff

    If you feel you`re ready to forge a new direction in your life with better career options in the rewarding Healthcare industry, don`t hesitate to find out more about The College of Health Care Professions today!

School Highlights

College of Health Care Professions-Northwest serves 3,201 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 3,201 students
  • Private-state tuition: $19,800
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 86%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

College of Health Care Professions-Northwest ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 188 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Item not available
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
188 staff
262 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
9
9

Student Body

The student population of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest has grown by 106% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,201 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,201 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
123 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,201 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
50 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
41%
46%
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% Black
31%
12%
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% White
14%
29%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.71
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
71%
19%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
8.88%
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,400
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $13,943.
Private State Tuition Fees
$19,800
$13,943
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,550
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
72%
This chart display the percent admitted of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest and the community college average percent admitted of TX by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Profile last updated: 08/24/2023

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does College of Health Care Professions-Northwest cost?
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest's private state tuition is approximately $19,800.
What is the acceptance rate of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest?
The acceptance rate of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 72%.
What is College of Health Care Professions-Northwest's ranking?
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown and Highest completion rates.
In what neighborhood is College of Health Care Professions-Northwest located?
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest is located in the Central Northwest neighborhood of Houston, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 3,201 students
  • Private-state tuition: $19,800
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 86%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Harris County, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,579 per year for in-state students and $8,992 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,994 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Harris County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Harris County, TX is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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