Best Texas Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 109 community colleges serving 845,460 students in Texas (82 public colleges and 27 private colleges).
For Texas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,924 per year for in-state students and $6,229 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,052 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Collin County Community College District, Western Technical College and Trinity University.
The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 70% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 17:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TX) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
46%
Black
12%
White
30%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
3%
TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Texas Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Alvin Community College
Alvin Community College Photo - In June 2009, ACC opened its new Enrollment Services Center with the purpose of making the admissions process easier for students. The new ESC provides a wide range of services, including registration, admissions, financial aid, course additions and withdrawals, data requests and changes, transcript requests, graduation applications, Business Office transactions and more, to credit and continuing education students in one location.
Public
3110 Mustang Rd
Alvin, TX 77511
(281) 756-3500
| 5,737 students
American InterContinental University-Houston
Private for-profit
9999 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77042
(832) 201-3600
| 221 students
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 223-7000
| 41,056 students
8400 Datapoint Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 297-9636
| 567 students
Blinn College
Public
902 College Ave
Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 830-4000
| 18,220 students
Brookhaven College
Public
3939 Valley View Ln
Farmers Branch, TX 75244
(972) 860-4700
| 13,718 students
800 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 529-2778
| 243 students
College of Biblical Studies-Houston
Private not-for-profit
7000 Regency Square Blvd.
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 785-5995
| 431 students
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest
Private, for profit
12230 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 425-3100
| 3,201 students
3452 Spur 399
McKinney, TX 75069
(972) 881-5790
| 35,390 students
Culinary Institute Inc
Private for-profit
7070 Allensby
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 358-5092
| 382 students
3909 S Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227
(214) 388-5466
| 540 students
Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
Private for-profit
7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 733-3056
| 2,587 students
Hallmark University
Hallmark University Photo - Hallmark University, a nonprofit college located in San Antonio, TX
Public
9855 Westover Hills Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 690-9000
| 923 students
Kaplan College-San Antonio-San Pedro
Private, for profit
7142 San Pedro Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78216
(210) 366-5500
| 574 students
2600 Stemmons Fwy Ste 117
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 638-0484
| 71 students
Lamar Institute of Technology
Public
855 E Lavaca
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 880-8321
| 4,417 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin
Private, for profit
3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
(888) 553-2433
| 643 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas
Private, for profit
11830 Webb Chapel Road
Dallas, TX 75234
(214) 647-8500
| 909 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie
Private for-profit
2915 Alouette Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
(972) 660-5701
| 1,455 students
Midland College
Midland College Photo
Public
3600 N Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
(432) 685-4500
| 4,737 students
National American University-Mesquite
Private for-profit
18600 LBJ Freeway
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 773-8800
| 180 students
Remington College-Dallas Campus
Private not-for-profit
1800 Eastgate Dr
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 686-7878
| 628 students
Remington College-North Houston Campus
Private not-for-profit
11310 Greens Crossing Blvd, Ste 300
Houston, TX 77067
(281) 885-4450
| 347 students
Richland College
Richland College Photo
Public
12800 Abrams Rd.
Dallas, TX 75243
(972) 238-6100
| 20,548 students
San Jacinto Community College
Public
8060 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX 77505
(281) 998-6150
| 31,110 students
1414 Geronimo
El Paso, TX 79925
(915) 778-4001
| 1,558 students
Texas State Technical College
Public
3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705
(800) 792-8784
| 10,654 students
Trinity University
Private not-for-profit
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 999-7011
| 2,677 students
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.
Private for-profit
721 Lock Haven Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
(800) 510-5072
| 1,602 students
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
Public
4669 Southwest Fwy Ste 100
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 629-1500
| 202 students
Victoria College
Public
2200 E Red River
Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 573-3291
| 3,274 students
Vista College-Online
Private for-profit
300 N. Coit Rd, Suite 300
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 733-3431
| 574 students
Western Technical College
Western Technical College Photo - The East (main) Campus is housed in a 150,000 square ft. facility on 13 acres. The facility comfortably accommodates classrooms and shops for the following programs: Advanced Welding, Automotive Technology, Bachelor in Business Administration, Diesel Mechanics, Commercial Driver Training, Medical/Clinical Assistant, and Refrigeration/HVAC Technology. Our main campus also features a Learning Resource Center, student computer labs, restaurant and a Matco Tool store.
Private, for profit
9624 Plaza Circle
El Paso, TX 79927
(915) 532-3737
| 1,310 students
Western Technical College
Western Technical College Photo - The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource
Public
9451 Diana Drive
El Paso, TX 79924
(915) 566-9621
| 547 students
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Community Colleges in Texas (Closed)

School
Location
Students
2007 34th St
Lubbock, TX 79411
(806) 747-4339
| 135 students
3210 Dyer
El Paso, TX 79930
(915) 351-8100
| 4,701 students
2101 I H 35 South Ste 300
Austin, TX 78741
(512) 447-9415
| 177 students
4522 Fredericksburg RD Suite A-18
San Antonio, TX 78201
(210) 732-3000
| 1,208 students
1156 Barranca
El Paso, TX 79935
(915) 859-0422
| 19 students
1155 N Zaragosa Rd Suite 100
El Paso, TX 79907
(915) 842-0422
| 138 students
551 Ryan Plaza Dr
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 794-5100
| 595 students
6330 Highway 290 East, Ste 150
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 467-6800
| 438 students
15651 North Freeway
Houston, TX 77090
(281) 873-0512
| 645 students
2950 S Gessner
Houston, TX 77063
(713) 952-2294
| 615 students
2101 Waterview Pky
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 690-9100
| 708 students
5700 Northwest Pky
San Antonio, TX 78249
(210) 694-4612
| 502 students
1001 Magnolia Ave
Webster, TX 77598
(281) 316-4700
| 378 students
1421 Ninth Street
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 765-7051
| 314 students
800 College Ave
Jacksonville, TX 75766
(903) 589-4000
| 552 students
1250 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75247
(214) 459-8490
| 490 students
9999 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 779-1110
| 671 students
4511 Horizon Hill Boulevard, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 246-7700
| 208 students
4511 Horizon Hill Rd
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 530-9449
| 418 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Texas?
There are 109 community colleges serving 845,460 students in Texas.
How much do community colleges cost in Texas?
For Texas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,924 per year for in-state students and $6,229 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,052 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Texas?
The best top ranked community colleges in Texas include Collin County Community College District, Western Technical College and Trinity University.
What is community college acceptance rate in Texas?
The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78% (view national acceptance rates).
What is community college diversity score in Texas?
Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Texas?
Texas community college are approximately 70% minority students (majority Hispanic).

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