A guide of greater Houston area colleges and universities

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Listed tuition totals are for one semester and calculated for 15 credit hours unless noted otherwise. Tuition totals do not include fees unless noted otherwise. All transfer rates are to four-year universities, and graduation rates are for a six-year period.

*Enrollment as of the fall 2016 semester
**Based on 2015 data
***Tuition data is per year

Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Road, Alvin
281-756-3500
www.alvincollege.edu
Tuition: $937 (in-district), $1,612 (out-of-district), $2,362 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 5,299
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 14 percent

The Art Institute of Houston
4140 I-69, Houston
713-623-2040
www.artinstitutes.edu/houston
Tuition: $23,424-$90,355 (Cost for entire program depends on degree/program)
Enrollment: 1,300
Most notable programs: Culinary arts, audio production, graphic design, fashion
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Graduation rate: 36-80 percent (depends on degree/program)

College of the Mainland
1200 Amburn Road, Texas City
409-938-1211
www.com.edu
Tuition and fees: $1,773 (in-district) , $2,973 (out-of-district), $3,873 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 2,308
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 15.1 percent

College of Biblical Studies-Houston
7000 Regency Square Blvd., Ste. 110, Houston
713-785-5995
www.cbshouston.edu
Tuition: $4,110 (in-state and out-of-state)
Enrollment: 451
Most notable programs: Biblical studies, Biblical counseling, Christian leadership, organizational leadership
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Graduation rate: 70 percent

Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Road, Houston
281-649-3000
www.hbu.edu
Tuition: $26,280 (in-state and out-of-state)***
Enrollment: 2,288
Most notable programs: Nursing, business, life science
Test averages: 470-580 SAT Critical Reading, 480-580 SAT Math, 450-550 SAT Writing, 20-25 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 48 percent

Houston Community College-Central
1300 Holman St., Houston
713-718-6000
central.hccs.edu
Tuition: $465 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of-district), $1,425 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 18,006
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 21.1 percent

Houston Community College-Northwest
1550 Foxlake Drive, Houston
713-718-5757
northwest.hccs.edu
Tuition: $465 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of-district), $1,425 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 21,033
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 21.1 percent

Houston Community College-Southeast
6815 Rustic St., Houston
713-718-7000
southeast.hccs.edu
Tuition: $465 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of-district), $1,425 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 15,354
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 21.1 percent

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Houston Community College-Southwest (via Amelia Brust/Community Impact Newspaper)

Houston Community College-Southwest
10041 Cash Road, Stafford
713-718-7800
southwest.hccs.edu
Tuition: $465 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of-district), $1,425 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 22,226
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 21.1 percent

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Lone Star College-CyFair (via Courtesy Lone Star College)

Lone Star College-CyFair
9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress
281-290-3200
www.lonestar.edu/cyfair
Tuition: $992 (in-district), $2,117 (out-of-district), $2,342 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 21,636*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 31.2 percent**
Note: LSC offers satellite campuses at the LSC-Fairbanks Center, LSC-Cypress Center and LSC-Information Technology & Visual Communications Satellite Center.

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Lone Star College-Kingwood (via Courtesy Lone Star College)

Lone Star College-Kingwood
20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood
281-312-1600
www.lonestar.edu/kingwood
Tuition: $992 (in-district), $2,117 (out-of-district), $2,342 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 12,287*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 25.1 percent**
Note: LSC offers satellite campuses at the LSC-Atascocita Center and LSC-EMCID Center.

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Lone Star College – Montgomery (via Courtesy Lone Star College)

Lone Star College-Montgomery
3200 College Park Drive, Conroe
936-273-7000
www.lonestar.edu/montgomery
Tuition: $992 (in-district), $2,117
(out-of-district), $2,342 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 14,411*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 26.5 percent **
Note: LSC offers a satellite campus at the LSC-Conroe Center.

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Lone Star College – North Harris (via Courtesy Lone Star College)

Lone Star College-North Harris
2700 W. West Thorne Drive, Houston
281-618-5400
www.lonestar.edu/northharris
Tuition: $992 (in-district), $2,117
(out-of-district), $2,342 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 16,290*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 19.3 percent**
Note; LSC offers satellite campuses at the LSC-Victory Center, LSC Greenspoint Center, CHI LSC-North Harris School of Cosmetology and LSC-Health Professions Building.

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Lone Star College-Tomball (via Courtesy Lone Star College)

Lone Star College-Tomball
30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball
281-351-3300
www.lonestar.edu/tomball
Tuition: $992 (in-district), $2,117 (out-of-district), $2,342 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 9,013*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 26.7 percent**
Note: LSC offers satellite campuses at the LSC-Creekside Center and LSC-Tomball Health Science Center.

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

Lone Star College-University Park (via Courtesy Lone Star College)

Lone Star College-University Park
20515 Hwy. 249, Houston
281-290-2600
www.lonestar.edu/universitypark
Tuition: $992 (in-district), $2,117 (out-of-district), $2,342 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 12,024*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: n/a**

Lone Star College-University Center at University Park
20515 Hwy. 249, Houston
281-290-2600
www.lonestar.edu/university-center
Tuition: Tuition prices for in-district, out-of-district and out-of-state vary by campus
Enrollment: Enrollment numbers vary by individual campus
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: n/a**
Note: Campus offerings at the university center include the University of Houston Downtown and the University of Houston.

Lone Star College-University Center at The Woodlands
3232 College Park Drive, The Woodlands
936-273-7510
www.lonestar.edu/university-center
Tuition: Tuition prices for in-district, out-of-district and out-of-state vary by campus
Enrollment: Enrollment numbers vary by individual campus
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: n/a**
Note: Campus offerings at the university center include Lamar University, Our Lady of the Lake University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, University of Houston-Bauer School of Business and the University of St. Thomas.

Prairie View A&M University
100 University Drive, Prairie View
936-261-3311
www.pvamu.edu
Tuition and fees: $4,979 (in-state), $11,639 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 8,268
Most notable programs: Nursing, business, engineering, architecture, criminal justice
Test averages: 370-460 SAT Critical Reading, 390-480 SAT Math, 360-450 SAT Writing, 16-19 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 38 percent

Rice University
6100 Main St., Houston
713-348-0000
www.rice.edu
Tuition: $44,900 (in-state and out-of-state)***
Enrollment: 3,879 (undergraduate), 2,861 (graduate)
Most notable programs: Psychology, economics and biochemistry
Test averages: 690-770 SAT Critical Reading, 720-800 SAT Math, 680-770 SAT Writing, 32-35 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 93 percent

Sam Houston State University-Huntsville Campus
1806 Ave. J, Huntsville
936-294-1111
www.shsu.edu
Tuition and fees: $9,514 (in-state), $21,754 (out-of-state)***
Enrollment: 20,477
Most notable programs: Criminal justice, business administration, education
Test averages: 450-550 SAT Critical** Reading, 460-550 SAT Math, 19-23 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 50 percent

Sam Houston State University-Woodlands Campus
3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands
936-202-5000
www.shsu.edu/academics/woodlands-center
Tuition and fees: $4,757.75 (in-state), $10,877.75 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 2,150
Most notable programs: Education, nursing, business, criminal justice, psychology
Test averages: 450-550 SAT Critical Reading, 430-540 SAT Math, 19-24 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 76 percent

San Jacinto College-Central
8060 Spencer Hwy., Pasadena
281-998-6150
www.sanjac.edu
Tuition: $750 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of district), $2,400 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 13,762*
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 19.9 percent
Note: San Jacinto Central’s enrollment includes students who attended SJC- Maritime.

San Jacinto College-Maritime
3700 Old Hwy. 146, La Porte
281-974-2200
www.sanjac.edu
Tuition: $750 (in-district), $1,290 (out-of district), $2,070 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: Campus opened in the spring semester, spring enrollment is included in the central campus number
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: n/a

San Jacinto College-North
5800 Uvalde Road, Houston
281-998-6150
www.sanjac.edu
Tuition: $750 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of district), $2,400 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 8,193
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 13.6 percent

San Jacinto College-South
13735 Beamer Road, Houston
281-998-6150
www.sanjac.edu
Tuition: $750 (in-district), $1,425 (out-of district), $2,400 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 11,228
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 23.8 percent

Texas A&M University
College Station
979-845-3211
www.tamu.edu
Tuition and fees: $10,030 (in-state), $30,208 (out-of-state)***
Enrollment: 66,426
Most notable programs: Engineering, agriculture, business, architecture
Test averages: 520-640 SAT Critical Reading, 550-670 SAT Math, 480-610 SAT Writing, 23-30 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 80 percent

Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St., Houston
713-313-7011
www.tsu.edu
Tuition and fees: $3,823 (in state), $8,471
(out-of-state)
Enrollment: 9,700
Most notable programs: Business, law, engineering, biomedical science, communications
Test averages: ACT: 17 or above, SAT before March 2016: 820 or above, SAT after March 2016: 900 or above
Graduation rate: 20 percent

Texas State Technical College
26706 I-69, Rosenberg
832-595-8734
www.tstc.edu/campuses/fortbendco
Tuition: $1,300-$2,000
Enrollment: 285
Most notable programs: Cyber security, welding, HVAC
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Graduation rate: n/a (school opened in fall 2016)
Placement rate: 85 percent statewide

Texas State University- San Marcos
601 University Drive, San Marcos
512-245-2111
www.txstate.edu
Tuition: $3,874.95 (in-state), $9,994.95 (out-of-state)**
Enrollment: 38,808**
Most notable programs: Musical theater, science and engineering,
Graduation rate: 54 percent**

University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Road, Houston
713-743-2255
www.uh.edu
Tuition and fees: $9,330 (in-state), $24,570***
(out-of-state)
Enrollment: 43,774
Most notable programs: Biomedical engineering, computer engineering, business, liberal arts
Test averages: 561 SAT Critical Reading, 585 SAT Math, 25 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 51 percent

University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston
281-283-7600
www.uhcl.edu
Tuition and fees: $3,431 (resident), $9,623 (nonresident)
Enrollment: 5,662
Most notable programs: Interdisciplinary studies, business, psychology, social sciences
Test averages: SAT Composite 1029
Graduation rate: 71.4 percent

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland
2700 Pearland Parkway, Pearland
281-212-1700
www.uhcl.edu/pearland
Tuition: $3,965 (resident), $11,459.50 (nonresident)
Enrollment: n/a
Most notable programs: Business, nursing, criminology, education, behavioral science
Test averages: N/A
Graduation rate: 71.4 percent

University of Houston-Downtown
1 Main St., Houston
713-221-8000
www.uhd.edu
Tuition: $5,978 (in-state), $15,770
(out-of-state)
Enrollment: 14, 251
Most notable programs: Biomedical engineering, computer engineering, business, liberal arts
Test averages: 561 SAT Critical Reading, 585 SAT Math, 25 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 16 percent

Greater Houston area colleges and universities

University of Houston-Sugar Land (via Amelia Brust/Community Impact Newspaper)

University of Houston-Sugar Land
14000 University Blvd., Sugar Land
832-842-2900
www.uh.edu/sugarland/
Tuition and fees: $8,605 (in-state), $19,693***
(out-of-state)
Enrollment: 1,672
Most notable programs: Supply chain and logistics, digital media, education
Test averages: 470-580 SAT Critical Reading, 490-570 SAT Math, 20-25 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 51 percent

University of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson St., Victoria
361-570-4848
www.uhv.edu
Tuition: $2,861 (in-state), $8,981
(out-of-state)
Enrollment: 4,143
Most notable programs: Business, computer science, computer gaming, education and psychology
Test averages: 438 SAT Critical Reading, 446 SAT Math, 18 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 18 percent

University of Houston-Victoria Katy
2002 W. Grand Parkway N., Bldg. 2, Katy
281-396-3700
www.uhv.edu/katy
Tuition: $2,861 (in-state), $8,981
(out-of-state)
Enrollment: 797
Most notable programs: Computer science, criminal justice,Master of Business Administration, Master of Education in Counselor Education
Test averages: 438 SAT Critical Reading, 446 SAT Math, 18 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 58 percent

University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston
713-522-7911
www.stthom.edu
Tuition and fees: $16,330 (in-state & out-of-state)
Enrollment: 3,312
Most notable programs: Biology, psychology, nursing, finance, education
Test averages: 490-580 SAT Critical Reading, 500-590 SAT Math, 480-570 SAT Writing, 21-26 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 60 percent

The University of Texas
110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin
512-471-3434
www.utexas.edu
Tuition: $10,092 (in-state), $35,682
(out-of-state)***
Enrollment: 51,331
Most notable programs: Business, natural sciences, liberal arts, engineering, medicine
Test averages: 560-680 SAT Critical Reading, 580-730 SAT Math, 550-680 SAT Writing, 26-32 ACT Composite
Graduation rate: 61 percent

Wharton County Junior College
5333 FM 1640, Richmond
979-532-4560
www.wcjc.edu
Tuition and fees: $2,750
Enrollment: 7,416
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 32.4 percent

Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Hwy., Wharton
979-532-4560
www.wcjc.edu
Tuition and fees: $2,750
Enrollment: 7,416
Test averages: Open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 32.4 percent

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