Houston Community College System

houston community collegeHouston Community College System (HCCS) is a community college system that operates community colleges in Houston, Missouri City, and Stafford in Texas. HCCS is the second attempt of the Houston Independent School District to create a community college. In 1927, the district founded its first community colleges, Houston Junior College (for whites), which later evolved into the University of Houston and the Houston College for Negroes (now Texas Southern University). In 1971, the district founded HCCS after HJC’s and HCN’s evolutions into the University of Houston and Texas Southern University respectively. In its early days, HCCS once used HISD school campuses for teaching facilities with classes during evenings and weekends like its ancestors. Read more…

  • Address: Pressler St 1900, Houston 
  • City: Houston 
  • State: Texas 
  • Postal Code: 77030 
  • Degree: Certificate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $1,900 
  • Phone: (713)718-7361  
  • Website: www.hccs.edu