Colleges in Houston, Texas Statistics

Houston is a city in Texas. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 5,464,251 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, sixty-six colleges are active for serving college programs in Houston, Texas. By school types, there are eight public and fifty-eight private schools. By school levels, there are twenty-four 4-years (or high) schools, nineteen 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and twenty-three less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Sixty-two schools offer undergraduate programs and seventeen schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Houston, Texas is $14,718 for Texas residents and $17,037 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 74.09% and the average SAT score is 1,146. A total of 175,076 students enrolled in schools in Houston, Texas, of which 17,339 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

Colleges in Hou Comparison Table

The following table lists 66 colleges located in Houston and 5 schools near Houston, Texas ordered by distance from Houston. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From HoustonUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Altierus Career College-Bissonnet
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$14,81938378%24 to 1---
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,551118--$16,352--
American InterContinental University-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$14,48934924%21 to 1$18,750--
Astrodome Career Centers
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,00013397%25 to 1---
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$16,75731368%14 to 1---
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
--1,581--$28,375--
Brightwood College-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$16,434371-26 to 1---
Center for Advanced Legal Studies
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$8,40021164%15 to 1---
Chamberlain University-Texas
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$20,156823-7 to 1-83.00%-
Champion Beauty College
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$10,7505675%16 to 1---
College of Biblical Studies
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$12,400157-13 to 1---
College of Biblical Studies-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$9,22537629%13 to 1---
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$13,36320544%24 to 1---
Cortiva Institute-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,587199-36 to 1---
Culinary Institute Inc
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$17,78233974%8 to 1---
Florida Career College-Houston Campus
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$21,50039438%15 to 1---
Fortis College
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$15,20830967%30 to 1---
Fortis Institute
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$15,34233165%27 to 1---
Guidance College
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$2,700---$2,500--
Houston Baptist University
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$34,5003,43244%12 to 1$12,65071.00%1,100
Houston Barber School
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,000-81%----
Houston Community College
Houston, TX
Public, 2-4 years
-$5,46057,20018%24 to 1---
Houston Graduate School of Theology
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$9,629132--$10,180--
Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$11,9186792%11 to 1---
Houston School of Carpentry
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,200------
Houston Training School-Gulfgate
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,85014474%24 to 1---
Houston Training School-Main Campus
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$10,10011572%24 to 1---
Houston Training Schools-Gessner
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$10,10011477%24 to 1---
Houston Training Schools-Southwest
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,10080-22 to 1---
Interactive College of Technology
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$10,0104023%12 to 1---
Interactive College of Technology
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$9,8901630%10 to 1---
Jay's Technical Institute
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$10,50011665%29 to 1---
MediaTech Institute-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$35,20011621%14 to 1---
Mystros Barber Academy
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$17,5007-3 to 1---
National American University-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,00077-1 to 1---
Northwest Educational Center
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$10,20023470%20 to 1---
Ocean Corporation
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$22,80013677%17 to 1---
Paul Mitchell the School-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,99047160%15 to 1---
Pima Medical Institute-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$14,77078474%25 to 1---
Professional Career Training Institute
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$15,30088-25 to 1---
Remington College-North Houston Campus
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$18,65144857%20 to 1---
Rice University
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$51,1077,12493%6 to 1$47,9139.00%1,520
School of Automotive Machinists & Technology
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$16,67518291%16 to 1-81.00%-
Sebring Career Schools-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$8,06011593%29 to 1---
South Texas College of Law Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
--942-----
Texas Barber College
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,50067735%20 to 1---
Texas Health School
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$26,69513983%19 to 1---
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$21,4439,73223%18 to 1$13,22191.00%920
The Art Institute of Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$19,35494728%16 to 1---
The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$17,3501,55248%14 to 1---
The College of Health Care Professions-Southwest Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$17,30060066%14 to 1---
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$36,4955,335-5 to 1$32,904--
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$23,068376-11 to 1$28,144--
The Vocational Nursing Institute Inc
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$25,50011100%11 to 1-100.00%-
Trend Barber College
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,07010086%11 to 1---
Trend Barber College
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$11,9509257%15 to 1---
Tulsa Welding School-Houston
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$19,9771,41859%30 to 1---
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$46,1001,42661%33 to 1---
University of Houston
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$21,67346,32461%22 to 1$18,68965.00%1,225
University of Houston-Clear Lake
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$20,7528,961-16 to 1$19,21674.00%1,105
University of Houston-Downtown
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$17,01714,26529%18 to 1$15,73989.00%1,000
University of Houston-System Administration
Houston, TX
Public, 4 years
four-years
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University of Phoenix-Texas
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$9,55289019%9 to 1$16,752--
University of St Thomas
Houston, TX
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$31,5603,22368%11 to 1$21,63487.00%1,151
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
Houston, TX
Private, 2-4 years
-$15,02017670%18 to 1-65.00%-
Vogue International Academy
Houston, TX
Private, Less than 2 years
-$12,9714100%25 to 1---
Average-$17,037175,07661%18 to 1$20,20174.09%1,146