College of Health Care Professions-Northwest

  • 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.

    Dental Assistant
    Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist w/ MA Skills - Certificate
    Medical Assistant
    Surgical Technologist - Associates 
    Vocational Nursing - Certificate
    Medical Coding and Billing-Health Information Technology - Certificate
    Diagnostic Medical Sonography – AssociatesAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing

    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 1,684 students (83% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 111% over five years.
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty110 staff121 staff
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Number of Programs Offered169

Student Body

The student population of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest has grown by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,684 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:137:1
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# Full-Time Students1,402 students1,302 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
47%
42%
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% Black
32%
13%
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% White
14%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.70
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College Completion Rate
71%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$33,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $13,767.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,350$13,767
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,499$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%72%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Profile last updated: 12/17/2020

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