Houston Community Colleges

  • There are 18 community colleges in Houston, Texas, serving 67,925 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Houston is 70% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Houston community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 40:1.

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Recent Articles
May 26, 2017
Learn how online courses broaden the options of a community college education.
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.