Top Texas Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 115 top community colleges located throughout Texas (77 public colleges and 38 private colleges), serving 769,942 students.
  • For Texas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $6,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 61% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 35:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TX) School Average
Asian
4%
Hispanic
37%
Black
13%
White
39%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
3%
TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Texas Community Colleges by Town (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 3110 Mustang Rd
    Alvin TX  77511
    (281)756-3500

    4,928 students
  • 2011 S. Washington
    Amarillo TX  79109
    (806)371-5000

    10,336 students
  • 2007 34th St
    Lubbock TX  79411
    (806)747-4339

    135 students
  • 9999 Richmond Avenue
    Houston TX  77042
    (832)201-3600

    535 students
  • 3500 South First
    Lufkin TX  75902
    (936)639-1301

    5,148 students
  • 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
    Austin TX  78752
    (512)223-7598

    40,949 students
  • 8400 Datapoint Dr
    San Antonio TX  78229
    (210)297-9636

    500 students
  • 902 College Ave
    Brenham TX  77833
    (979)830-4000

    18,850 students
  • 9611 Acer Ave
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915)593-7328

    22 students
  • 500 College Dr
    Lake Jackson TX  77566
    (979)230-3000

    4,155 students
  • 3939 Valley View Ln
    Dallas TX  75244
    (972)860-4700

    12,403 students
  • 3030 North Dallas Ave
    Lancaster TX  75134
    (972)860-8201

    6,759 students
  • 3910 Kirby Ste 200
    Houston TX  77098
    (713)529-2778

    206 students
  • 6200 West Central Texas Expressway
    Killeen TX  76549
    (254)526-7161

    20,547 students
  • 101 College Heights
    Cisco TX  76437
    (254)442-5000

    3,608 students
  • 1122 College Drive
    Clarendon TX  79226
    (806)874-3571

    1,394 students
  • 3800 Charco Rd
    Beeville TX  78102
    (361)354-2200

    3,759 students
  • 7000 Regency Square Blvd.
    Houston TX  77036
    (713)785-5995

    496 students
  • 240 Northwest Mall
    Houston TX  77092
    (713)425-3100

    1,552 students
  • 3020 Lubbock
    Fort Worth TX  76109
    (817)923-8459

    n/a
    students
  • 1200 Amburn Road
    Texas City TX  77591
    (409)938-1211

    3,858 students
  • 3452 Spur 399
    Mckinney TX  75069
    (972)881-5790

    27,991 students
  • 415 Barren Springs Dr
    Houston TX  77090
    (281)873-0262

    228 students
  • 7070 Allensby
    Houston TX  77022
    (713)692-0077

    430 students
  • 3909 S Buckner Blvd
    Dallas TX  75227
    (214)388-5466

    204 students
  • 101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi TX  78404
    (361)698-1255

    10,439 students
  • 3737 Motley Dr
    Mesquite TX  75150
    (972)860-7100

    15,112 students
  • 801 Main Street
    Dallas TX  75202
    (214)860-2037

    10,549 students
  • 9050 Viscount Blvd
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915)831-2000

    28,308 students
  • Everest College-Arlington
    Private, for profit
    300 Six Flags Drive
    Arlington TX  76011
    (817)652-7790

    505 students
  • Everest College-Dallas
    Private, for profit
    6080 North Central Expressway
    Dallas TX  75206
    (214)234-4850

    712 students
  • Everest College-Fort Worth
    Private, for profit
    5237 N Riverside Dr Ste 100
    Fort Worth TX  76137
    (817)838-3000

    204 students
  • 1301 W. Roosevelt St.
    Borger TX  79008
    (806)457-4200

    1,348 students
  • 7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 300
    San Antonio TX  78229
    (210)733-3056

    1,097 students
  • 4015 Ave Q
    Galveston TX  77550
    (409)944-1220

    2,048 students
  • Show 80 more community colleges in Texas (out of 115 total colleges)
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