Houston Community College

Houston, TX 77002
Write a Review

Houston Community College (HCC) is located in Houston, Texas. This is actually a community college system that encompasses several different community colleges in the Houston area.HCC was established in 1971. This is a very large community college that serves more than 69,000 students. It offers students the ability to pursue associate’s degrees, technical certificates, and enhanced skills certificates and it also has non-credit courses. HCC even has online courses in certain areas of study. This school covers many bases when it comes to the academic programs that it offers. Students will be able to learn the necessary skills at this school in order to find a great career path.

The HCC nursing program gives students the opportunity to earn certificates in vocational nursing or associate’s degrees in nursing. Students will develop the skills to work as nurses in a variety of different professional medical settings. The school also has an LVN-to-RN transition track for current LVNs who wish to work toward earning their RN status. The associate’s degree in nursing program has the full approval of the Texas State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students57,120
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 22 72
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 17
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 73.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.9%

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 101 miles radius of Houston Community College

San Jacinto Community College
17 miles away
Lee College
24 miles away
Alvin Community College
25 miles away
Lone Star College System
32 miles away
College of the Mainland
33 miles away
Galveston College
46 miles away
Wharton County Junior College
51 miles away
Blinn College
68 miles away
Lamar State College-Port Arthur
87 miles away
Lamar State College-Orange
101 miles away

Frequently compared schools

Los Angeles City College
offers 2 nursing programs
Mesa Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Pima Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Riverside City College
offers 3 nursing programs
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
offers 2 nursing programs
Hillsborough Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
Montgomery College
offers 1 nursing programs
Central New Mexico Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
Cuyahoga Community College District
offers 3 nursing programs

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1977 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$68/credit
In State Students$140/credit
Out of State Students$156/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,060 $6,300 $7,020
ADN 70 $4,760 $9,800 $10,920
BSN 125 $8,500 $17,500 $19,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 62% of Houston Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 52% $4,496
Other Federal Grant 8% $702
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $2,360
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $1,527
Federal Student Loans 17% $5,222
Private Loans -- $4,544

$4,743

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,967
$30,001 to $48,000$5,887
$48,001 to $75,000$7,844
$75,001 to $110,000$9,797
Over $110,000$9,956

Calculate your net price

Student Population

57,120

Undergrads

0

Graduates

33,163

Women

23,957

Men

30%

Full-time

70%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
34%
Black/African American
28%
White
13%
Non-resident alien
12%
Asian
10%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Academics
Professors/Faculty
Clinical
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Houston Community College
3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Website

Find nursing programs near you