N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,540

Avg.Financial Aid

010422

FAFSA Code

About Houston Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

57,200

Website

www.hccs.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Houston Community College (HCC) is a public community college that operates colleges in Houston, Missouri City, Greater Katy, and Stafford. The college was established in the year 1971, under the governance of Houston Independent School District as a result of a Public Referendum.

In the year 1989, the college was separated from the HISD and established their own Board of Trustees. In the year 1992, the Houston restructured into a multi-college system.

The main aim of the college is to provide a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, career development, lifelong learning to prepare individuals to a real world. The student body of the college is very diverse and has students from all over the world. The college has around 55,000 students in all their campuses who have enrolled for their different programs.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 24:1.

  • The graduation rate of college is 15%.

  • The retention rate is 66% for full-time students and 47% for part-time students.

  • The total student population of the college is 57,032, which includes 16,415 full time and 40,617 part-time students.


Online Education at HCC

The college provides online classes for those who cannot travel on-campus to earn their degree. The online classes are structured which helps a student to understand the curriculum easily.

  • The college offers 8 online programs across various disciplines. College majors include Accounting and Business Management.

  • The college assigns advisors for students online who help them in every aspect of their academic progression from goal setting and degree planning to transfer planning and graduation.

  • The support technicians in the college provide technical support services for online students and faculty for 24/7.

For more info on Tuition and Fees

Location & Contact

Address

3100 Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8774226111
Fax:
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Houston Community College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$5,387

Average Annual Cost

$2,280

Books And Supplies

$2,250

Other Fees

$1,080

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to HCC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $19,790. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

24:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

66%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

47%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4,438 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

391 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

205 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

146 Graduates

Mining and Petroleum Technologies/T...

136 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

122 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

116 Graduates

Engineering Science

116 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

109 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

107 Graduates

Physical Science Technologies/Techn...

106 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

99 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

94 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

84 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

83 Graduates

Fire Protection

74 Graduates

Graphic Communications

72 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

66 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

58 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

54 Graduates

International Business

51 Graduates

Legal Support Services

51 Graduates

Real Estate

50 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

49 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

45 Graduates

Computer Programming

43 Graduates

Biology, General

41 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

41 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

39 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

38 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

36 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

33 Graduates

Marketing

33 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

29 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

26 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

25 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

24 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

24 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

21 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

21 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

15 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

12 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

11 Graduates

Computer Science

9 Graduates

American Sign Language

7 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

2 Graduates

Anthropology

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

57,200

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

29%

Part-time

71%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

12% White

2% Unknown

28% Black

35% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

11% Non Resident alien

10% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

90%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,501 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Other

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at HCC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At HCC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 40% and 60%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$5,875

$32,999

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$61 - 342

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,540

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,052

Students Receiving State Aid

21%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,537

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

7%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,069

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,377

$30K - $48K

$4,541

$48K - $75K

$2,286

$75K - $110K

$565

> $110K

$126

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$86,068,703

The college is committed to providing financial support to all their students in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. The college helps students by identifying the resources available for them to make their education affordable. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form.

Houston Community College (HCC) FAFSA/federal school code is 010422.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.

  • Institutional Aid comprises of Impact Scholarship, Chancellor Scholarship, Honors Scholarship, HCC Foundation Scholarship, International HCC Scholarship, and more.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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