Colleges Near Houston

Colleges and universities near me in the Houston, Texas area

There are 17 colleges in Houston and 26 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 285,046 students.

Located in Texas with a population of 2,099,451, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Houston. Driving time to these schools from Houston should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Rice University. The largest college in the area is Lone Star College System enrolling 73,499 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Houston.


26 results

University of Houston Downtown
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston Downtown

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 14,265enrollment
  • $7,159net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.09*Avg GPA

2 miles from Houston

Houston Community College
H
Houston, TX
Houston Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 57,200enrollment
  • $4,686net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Houston

University of St Thomas
S
Houston, TX
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,223enrollment
  • $19,544net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1058-1243SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

3 miles from Houston

Culinary Institute Inc
C
Houston, TX
 
Culinary Institute Inc

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 339enrollment
  • $26,087net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Houston

Texas Southern University
T
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $14,540net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1000SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

4 miles from Houston

Vet Tech Institute of Houston
V
Houston, TX
 
Vet Tech Institute of Houston

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 176enrollment
  • $14,612net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Houston

University of Houston
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 46,324enrollment
  • $13,212net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1310SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA

5 miles from Houston

Rice University
R
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,124enrollment
  • $20,335net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA

5 miles from Houston

College of Biblical Studies Houston
B
Houston, TX
 
College of Biblical Studies Houston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 376enrollment
  • $16,385net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Houston

Houston Baptist University
H
Houston, TX
Houston Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,432enrollment
  • $20,436net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA

10 miles from Houston

American InterContinental University Houston
A
Houston, TX
 
American InterContinental University Houston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 349enrollment
  • $14,822net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Houston

Remington College Houston Campus
R
Houston, TX
 
Remington College Houston Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 80enrollment
  • $19,564net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Houston

University of Phoenix Houston Campus
P
Houston, Texas
 
University of Phoenix Houston Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,434enrollment
  • $18,897net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Houston

Remington College North Houston Campus
R
Houston, TX
 
Remington College North Houston Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 448enrollment
  • $18,561net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Houston

North American College
N
Houston, TX
 
North American College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 558enrollment
  • $12,468net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Houston

Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
C
Houston, TX
 
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 823enrollment
  • $24,506net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Houston

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
C
Houston, TX
 
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 205enrollment
  • $26,558net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Houston

San Jacinto Community College
S
Pasadena, TX
San Jacinto Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 32,137enrollment
  • $8,858net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Houston

FAQ's

The closest community college is Houston Community College and is 3 miles from Houston. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Houston Community College are $2,040 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Houston Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.