University description (as per official university website)
The Houston Community College System is a community college system that operates community colleges in Houston, Missouri City, and Stafford, Texas. It was established in 1971 under the division of the Houston Independent School District
HCCS offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following colleges:
Coleman College of Health Sciences
Admissions & Registration
HCCS has an open door admissions policy, which means it accepts all applicants with ability to benefit from its programs. Admission to HCCS does not guarantee admission to all programs. Based upon their assessment results and program objectives, students may be admitted conditionally, required to take developmental courses, and/or restricted from certain programs and courses. In addition, special admissions requirements have been established for programs which require that students possess previously learned skills and aptitudes.
The student enrollment at Houston Community College was 43,518 in 2007 (23,093 full-time equivalent).
Undergrads are 100% of enrolled students.
About 1% of freshmen are from countries other than the US. Students living in the US make up 99% of incoming freshmen.
Houston Community College Financial Aid Office is committed to assisting students to find financial assistance needed to help student's meet their educational goals. The college participates in various state and federal grants, work-study, loans, and scholarship programs. Most of these programs are available to anyone who demonstrates financial need and qualifies academically.