Houston Community College

Houston, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 38,181
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Two-year, very large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 49.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 12.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 52.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 19.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 11.8%
Black: 29.4%
Hispanic: 35.7%
Asian: 9.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.3%
Non-resident alien: 9.2%
Unknown race: 1.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $12,028
In-State tuition: $2,040
Out-of-State tuition: $5,460

Estimated books and supplies: $2,250 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,080 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $31,334 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,772 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 31.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 13.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $13,921 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $148 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $6,068
$30k-48k $6,796
$48k-75k $9,052
$75k-110k $11,356
$110k+ $11,948

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 91.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $13,921 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $9,006 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,499 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 38.4% (2015)
@3 year 45.1% (2017)
@5 year 54.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 18.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 21.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $33,814 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $41,755 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 1
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 2
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 11
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 37 $26,992 $249 $34,907 ($2,909)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 36
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 32 $21,403 ($1,784) $28,839 ($2,403)
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 9
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 17
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 25
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 25
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 22
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 27 $14,000 $146 $44,694 ($3,725)
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 8
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 3370 $17,106 $152 $28,136 ($2,345) $39,120 ($3,260)
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 228 $11,005 $118
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 3
Associate's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 1
Associate's Degree Chemistry. 7
Associate's Degree Physics. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Physical Science Technologies/Technicians. 7
Associate's Degree Physical Science Technologies/Technicians. 94 $21,740 $178 $49,425 ($4,119) $50,432 ($4,203)
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 75 $13,925 $101 $50,992 ($4,249) $53,248 ($4,437)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 42 $34,934 ($2,911) $44,950 ($3,746)
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 6
Associate's Degree Geography and Cartography. 1
Associate's Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 74 $23,934 ($1,995)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 40 $19,000 $32,477 ($2,706) $42,743 ($3,562)
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 43 $16,250 $47,433 ($3,953) $47,615 ($3,968)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 19
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 13
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 83 $18,770 $132 $63,464 ($5,289) $81,903 ($6,825)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 16 $56,820 ($4,735)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 119 $16,125 $144 $24,349 ($2,029)
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 658 $16,045 $166 $31,960 ($2,663) $39,211 ($3,268)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 50 $14,905 $37,460 ($3,122)
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 51 $18,749 $31,514 ($2,626) $44,912 ($3,743)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 56 $18,797 $197 $31,379 ($2,615) $35,364 ($2,947)
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 30 $37,503 $355
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Finance and Financial Management Services. 3
Associate's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 8
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma International Business. 23
Associate's Degree International Business. 17
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Marketing. 7
Associate's Degree Marketing. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 26 $18,345 $151 $17,660 ($1,472)
Associate's Degree Real Estate. 24 $27,140 $259
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 4
Associate's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 27
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 92 $18,862 $156 $37,748 ($3,146)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 63 $14,999 $101 $16,963 ($1,414) $15,026 ($1,252)
Associate's Degree Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 24 $31,123 $226 $14,735 ($1,228) $18,519 ($1,543)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 19
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 50 $26,217 $216 $23,989 ($1,999) $21,641 ($1,803)
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 38 $16,250 $142
Associate's Degree Engineering Science. 112 $17,814 $121 $60,824 ($5,069) $73,944 ($6,162)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 16 $45,255 ($3,771)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 22
Associate's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians. 2
Associate's Degree Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians. 29 $31,138 $208 $51,720 ($4,310) $40,707 ($3,392)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Construction Engineering Technologies. 53
Associate's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 31
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 24
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 48 $12,040 $42,080 ($3,507) $43,754 ($3,646)
Associate's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 6
Associate's Degree American Sign Language. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 21
Associate's Degree Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 27
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 135 $10,022 $101 $23,661 ($1,972) $33,168 ($2,764)
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 7
Associate's Degree Dance. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 17
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 25
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 8
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 12
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 16
Associate's Degree Music. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 2
Associate's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 1
Associate's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 80 $49,295 ($4,108)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 11
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 13 $59,222 ($4,935) $63,330 ($5,278)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 26
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 88 $16,035 $32,674 ($2,723) $37,034 ($3,086)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 55 $24,562 $159 $45,194 ($3,766) $54,572 ($4,548)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 128 $14,249 $111 $52,342 ($4,362) $66,271 ($5,523)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 78 $16,975 $185 $59,369 ($4,947) $62,998 ($5,250)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $66,069
Full time faculty: 36%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 18.0

School's endowment start of year: $10,499,140 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $10,555,055 (2022)