Houston Community Colleges

  • There are 16 community colleges in Houston, Texas, serving 66,789 students.
  • For Houston private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,807 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Houston community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 40:1.

Houston, TX Community Colleges:

Recent Articles
April 12, 2018
We take a closer look at the Upward Bound program, which is designed to prepare students for college whom might not otherwise succeed due to economic or family factors.
April 12, 2018
Does it make a difference whether you earn your high school diploma or a GED? Grace Chen looks at the issue in detail.
April 12, 2018
Who says college is just for the 18 - 22 year old crowd? In fact, more community colleges are recruiting students over the age of 50 - and for good reason!