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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    A+
Houston CC is a public college located in Houston, Texas. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 17,226 undergraduate students. The Houston CC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Engineering Technician. Graduating 24% of students, Houston CC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,200.
About Houston Community College...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
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Cost

Net Price
$4,743/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,039/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
62%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.389 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.378 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.378 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,226Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
39,894
Undergrads Over 25
36%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    70%
  • Outgoing
    25%
  • Stressed
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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Houston Community College Reviews

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It is very awesome to go to Houston Community College. It has a large diversity of students. It offers a modern and dynamic programmes that are well designed with the theoritically knowledge along with the practical work. Low tuition fees but many classes offered by HCC! It has many campus around Houston, so everyone can get the campus that really accessible to him. By the way, the profeesors are motivated and really open minded and we can discuss clearly and directly. There are both positive tangible and intangible ways that really impact the students' study such as campus safty, clean, friendly atmosphere. This, I really recommend HCC.
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I like that the classes are small, so it’s very easy to get that extra help if you need it. The campus is kept neat and clean, even the bathrooms. People are friendly, polite, and helpful. Majority of the teachers are willing to help with your propane concerns, that you might have. My least favorite part about HCC, is the online classes. Some of the deadlines are impossible to make, when you can’t find the material or don’t know what you are doing. Plus, the work is 10x harder to get done and turn in, when you have other classes to take. Otherwise, I love attending Houston Community College!
This college is amazing! the campuses are clean, new, and well maintained. The professors are well qualified, usually they have PhD or masters's degree. They are so many extra help to be successful like laboratories, tutor center, writing center, online tutor and others.
They are many campuses around Houston that is easy to find one near to your residence. Classes always on time. Advisory is very organized and they always help you to find class or guide you.