Houston Community College

Houston, TX 77002

Houston Community College is one of the 60 public 2-year colleges in Texas. Its campus is large in size and located in Houston. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 18% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Houston Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,280, and fees were $1,080. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $2,280 and $1,476 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

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

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



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
In State Students$140
Out of State Students$156
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


Average Net Price/year
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

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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ACE Scholarship Program

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The Marsh Minority Scholarship

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The Jack & Rita Allen Endowed Scholarship Fund for Frank Phillips College Allen Campus

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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

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