College of Health Care Professions-Northwest

240 Northwest Mall
Houston, TX 77092-0000
Tel: (713)425-3100
  • 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.(Program list here)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 staffIf 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 1,172 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • College of Health Care Professions-Northwest is one of 19 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Houston (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 62% over five years.
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty52 staff76 staff
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered167

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,172 has grown by 184% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 42% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,172 students3,921 students
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:135:1
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,172 students1,055 students
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
36%
37%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
34%
13%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Black (2007-2016)
% White
24%
39%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest More (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.700.69
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
71%
21%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$34,000
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $4,070.
  • The public out-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $6,270.
In-State Tuition Fees$17,000$4,070
Out-State Tuition Fees$17,000$6,270
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%83%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,250
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%75%
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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