Texas Works: Training and Education for All Texans
Houston Community College
Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)
- Total Enrollment:
- African American:
- Native American:
* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.
Contact InformationDr. Mary Spangler, Chancellor 3100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77002 (713) 718-5051 http://www.hccs.edu
Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour
Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $55.75
Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $109.75
University Transfer: Houston Community College (HCC) guarantees transfer for all academic courses in its two-year Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Arts in Teaching degree programs. Please refer to the HCC Catalog online at http://www.hccs.edu to learn about specific plans for different program areas.
Career Training: HCC offers a variety of certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree programs for students interested in skills for immediate job entry. Undecided students are encouraged to visit HCC’s College and Career Exploration pages.
HCC programs areas offering “hot careers” for today’s students include:
- health careers – the median salary for a registered nurse in Houston exceeds $60,000 per year. This is just one of 20 programs in health careers available at HCC-Coleman College, located in the world-famous Texas Medical Center.
- science, technology, engineering and mathematics – these programs prepare students in areas as biotechnology, chemical and petroleum engineering technology, computer science and more. The Houston metro area produced more jobs in 2007 that any other U.S. city (100,000-plus) and Forbes Magazine calls Houston a “hotbed of new technologies.”
- business – HCC programs in areas such as accounting and international Business prepare students for many high-skill, high-growth” occupations, and qualify them for scholarships from Houston’s Workforce Solutions.
Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007
Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.
|Academic Students||Percentage of Academic Students||Technical Students||Percentage of Technical Students|
|Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)||570||33.4%||62||2.9%|
|Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)||210||12.3%||20||0.9%|
|Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)||88||5.2%||66||3.1%|