Harris County Community Colleges

  • There are 19 community colleges in Harris County, Texas, serving 101,523 students.
  • The average tuition is approximately $8,178 per year for in-state students and $8,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,176 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Harris County, TX is 64% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Harris County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 37:1.

Harris County Community Colleges

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