Best Texas Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 115 community colleges serving 821,140 students in Texas (78 public colleges and 37 private colleges).
For Texas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,572 per year for in-state students and $5,976 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,952 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 73% (view national acceptance rates).
Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 68% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 37:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TX) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
42%
Black
13%
White
32%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
4%
TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Texas Community Colleges (2021)

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

    5,573 students
  • 2007 34th St
    Lubbock TX  79411
    (806) 747-4339

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

    349 students
  • 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
    Austin TX  78752
    (512) 223-7000

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

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

    21,623 students
  • 3939 Valley View Ln
    Farmers Branch TX  75244
    (972) 860-4700

    13,726 students
  • 800 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Suite 100
    Houston TX  77042
    (713) 529-2778

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

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

    1,552 students
  • 3452 Spur 399
    McKinney TX  75069
    (972) 881-5790

    33,668 students
  • 415 Barren Springs Dr
    Houston TX  77090
    (281) 873-0262

    205 students
  • Culinary Institute Inc
    Private for-profit
    7070 Allensby
    Houston TX  77022
    (713) 358-5070

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

    1,510 students
  • Hallmark University
    Hallmark University Photo - Hallmark University, a nonprofit college located in San Antonio, TX
    Private not-for-profit
    10401 IH 10 W
    San Antonio TX  78230
    (210) 690-9000

    815 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
  • 2600 Stemmons Fwy Ste 117
    Dallas TX  75207
    (214) 638-0484

    111 students
  • 855 E Lavaca
    Beaumont TX  77705
    (409) 767-0290

    3,265 students
  • 3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
    Austin TX  78758
    (888) 553-2433

    643 students
  • 2915 Alouette Drive
    Grand Prairie TX  75052
    (972) 660-5701

    1,096 students
  • 3600 N Garfield
    Midland TX  79705
    (432) 685-4500

    5,452 students
  • 13801 Burnet Road, Suite 300
    Austin TX  78727
    (512) 651-4700

    129 students
  • 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

    779 students
  • 5555 Rufe Snow Dr Suite 150
    North Richland Hills TX  76180
    (817) 451-0011

    474 students
  • 11310 Greens Crossing Blvd, Ste 300
    Houston TX  77067
    (281) 885-4450

    448 students
  • 12800 Abrams Rd.
    Dallas TX  75243
    (972) 238-6100

    20,032 students
  • 8060 Spencer Hwy
    Pasadena TX  77505
    (281) 998-6150

    32,137 students
  • 1414 Geronimo
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915) 778-4001

    1,481 students
  • 3801 Campus Drive
    Waco TX  76705
    (800) 792-8784

    12,445 students
  • Trinity University
    Private, non-profit
    1 Trinity Pl,
    San Antonio TX  78212
    (210) 999-7011

    2,506 students
  • 2200 E Red River
    Victoria TX  77901
    (361) 573-3291

    3,860 students
  • Vista College
    Private, for profit
    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915) 779-8031

    3,482 students
  • 9451 Diana Drive
    El Paso TX  79924
    (915) 566-9621

    438 students
  • Show 80 more community colleges in Texas (out of 115 total colleges)
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