You do not need a 4-year degree to be successful. And even if you do pursue a 4-year degree, not all four years need be spent at a 4-year institution. Attending community college allows you the flexibility to complete up to two years of your education at a much more affordable price.

Community College Options in the Houston Region

Alvin Community College

Location: Alvin, TX (multiple campuses)

Phone: (281) 756-3500

Degree Options: Associates, Certificates, Online, Honors

Website: www.alvincollege.edu

Apply: https://app.alvincollege.edu/Admissions/Intent/Index

Brazoport College

Location: Lake Jackson, TX

Phone:  (979) 230-3000

Degree Options: Associates, Bachelors, Workforce/Trade programs

Website: www.brazosport.edu/

Apply: http://www.brazosport.edu/Admissions/Pages/Steps-to-Enrollment.aspx
College of the Mainland

Location: Texas City, TX

Phone:  (409) 938-1211

Degree Options: Associates, Certificates

Website: www.com.edu/

Apply: www.com.edu/apply/
DeVry University

Location: Houston, TX (multiple locations)

Phone: 713-973-3000

Degree Options: Bachelors, Masters, Online

Website: www.hou.devry.edu/

Applyhttps://dv.secure.force.com/applyonline/Page1?brand=devry&source=204241
Galveston College 

Location: Galveston, TX 

Phone: (409) 944-4242

Degree Options: Associates, Certificates, Online

Website: www.gc.edu/gc/default.asp

Applyhttp://www.gc.edu/gc/Prospective_Students.asp
Houston Baptist University

Location: Houston, TX 

Phone: (281) 649-3000

Degree Options: Bachelors, Masters, Online

Website: www.hbu.edu/Home.aspx

Apply: www.hbu.edu/Choosing-HBU/Admissions/Applying-to-HBU.aspx
Houston Community College

Location: Houston, TX (multiple campuses)

Phone:  713 718 2000

Degree Options: Associates, Certificates, Online

Website: www.hccs.edu/

Apply: www.hccs.edu/district/students/apply/
Lee College

Location: Baytown, TX 

Phone:  (281) 427-5611

Degree Options: Associates, Certificates

Website: www.lee.edu/

Apply: www.lee.edu/apply-now/
Lone Star College System

Location: The Woodlands, TX (multiple locations)

Phone: (832) 813-6500

Degree Options:Associates, Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD., and certifications 

Website: www.lonestar.edu/

Apply: http://lonestar.edu/admissions-application.htm
Prairie View A&M University

Location: Prairie View, TX 

Phone: (936) 261-3311

Degree Options: Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

Websitewww.pvamu.edu/

Applyhttp://www.pvamu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply-for-admission/
Rice University

Location: Houston, TX

Phone: 713-348-7423

Degree Options: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

Websitewww.rice.edu/

Applyhttp://futureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/Apply.asp

San Jacinto Community College

Location: Pasadena, TX (multiple locations)

Phone: (281) 476-1501

Degree Options: Associates, Certificates

Websitehttp://www.sanjac.edu/

Applyhttp://www.sanjac.edu/apply-register/overview/apply-now
Texas A&M University Galveston

Location:  Galveston, TX

Phone:(409) 740-4411  

Degree Options:Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Honors 

Website: http://www.tamug.edu/ 

Apply: http://www.tamug.edu/corps/apply.html  
Texas Woman’s University

Location: Denton, TX (with two health science center branches in Dallas & Houston)  

Phone: (940) 898-2000  

Degree Options: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Online  

Website: http://www.twu.edu/ 

Apply: http://www.twu.edu/admissions/default.asp  
University of Houston

Location: Houston, TX (multiple locations) 

Phone: (713) 743-2255  

Degree Options: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate 

Website: http://www.uh.edu/ 

Apply: http://www.uh.edu/admissions/apply/ 
University of St. Thomas

Location: Houston, TX  

Phone: (713) 522-7911 

Degree Options: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate 

Website:http://www.stthom.edu/Public/index.asp 

Apply: https://www.applyweb.com/stthomug/ 
Wharton County Junior College

Location: Wharton, TX (multiple campuses) 

Phone:(979) 532-4560  

Degree Options: Associate, Certificates, Continuing-Education 

Website: http://www.wcjc.edu/ 

Apply: http://www.wcjc.edu/Admissions/admissions-and-registration/procedures.aspx