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. (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 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 1,552 students (90% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 18 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to College of Health Care Professions-Northwest is Culinary Institute Inc (4.7 miles away).

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College of Health Care Professions-Northwest places 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 ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty110 staff76 staff
Number of Programs Offered167

Student Body

  • The student population of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest has grown by 32% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,552 students3,921 students
This chart display the total enrollment of College of Health Care Professions-Northwest and community college average number of enrollment of TX by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student:Teacher Ratio14:135:1
# Full-Time Students1,402 students1,055 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
% Hispanic
36%
37%
% Black
34%
13%
% White
24%
39%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Diversity Score0.700.69
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
71%
21%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$33,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $4,026.
  • The public out-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $6,207.
In-State Tuition Fees$17,000$4,026
Out-State Tuition Fees$17,000$6,207
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)84%87%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$9,500$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$3,500$5,015
Acceptance Rate (Year 2013)100%72%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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  • The nearest community college to College of Health Care Professions-Northwest is Culinary Institute Inc (4.7 miles away).
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