Houston Colleges and Universities

Houston colleges and universities are located in the fourth largest city in the United States (the first three are New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago). Houston is considered the Energy Capital of the World, but Houston also offers ample opportunity in health care, finance, technology, and international trade.

Attending college in Houston practically guarantees you the opportunity to get great internship or professional part time experience while you are still in school, allowing you to gain a significant competitive advantage compared to students who live somewhere lacking such plentiful opportunities. And when you aren’t in class or studying, Houston offers world-class restaurants, museums, theater, and sporting events.

Not all of the colleges and universities listed below are actually in Houston, but all of them are located within a reasonable driving distance of Houston.

Houston Community Colleges

Alvin Community College
Galveston College
Houston Community College
Lone Star College System
San Jacinto College

Houston Colleges and Universities Other Than Community Colleges

American InterContinental University – Houston
Baylor College of Medicine
College of Biblical Studies
DeVry University – Houston
Houston Baptist University
Prairie View A&M
Rice University
Sam Houston State University
Sanford-Brown College
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Texas Southern University
Texas Women’s University
University of Houston
University of Houston-Clear Lake
University of Houston-Downtown
University of Houston-Victoria
University of Phoenix – Houston
University of St. Thomas
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas Medical Branch
Westwood College

Houston Law School Only

South Texas College of Law

Houston Vocational / Technical Schools

Everest Institute


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