College Partners

Houston Community College

Drawing students from near and far, Houston Community College mirrors the diversity, openness and opportunity of the world-class city that is Houston. Since its opening in 1971, more than 1.3 million students have improved their lives through education and training obtained from HCCS.

Lamar University

Lamar University offers more than 150 programs of study that lead to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. There are more than 100 student clubs, organizations, honor societies, fraternities and sororities from which to choose. The eight-story Mary and John Gray library includes resources that exceed 1,000,000 volumes and has electronic access to millions more. With an enrollment that exceeds 11,000 and continues to grow, Lamar continues to offer a personalized environment and a student/faculty ratio that focuses on individual success.

Lone Star College-Kingwood

Lone Star College-Kingwood, opened 1984, serves more than 7,200 students and has distinct offerings in interior design, respiratory care and dental hygiene.

Lone Star College-North Harris

Lone Star College-North Harris, opened 1973, serves more than 11,000 students and is the district’s only source for automotive technology, health information technology, child development and family studies, paralegal studies, medical assisting and pharmacy technology programs.

University of Houston

Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate 35,000 students in nearly 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 6,900 degrees annually, with nearly 200,000 alumni.

University of Houston-Downtown

Excellence. Opportunity. Diversity. That’s what you’ll find at UH-Downtown, Houston’s Downtown University. UHD is a public four-year university, offering a wide variety of bachelor’s and master’s degrees. UHD’s dynamic campus is located in downtown Houston, easily accessed from all major freeways.

Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State University was founded in 1879 and has an enrollment of approximately 16,416 students. There are 79 undergraduate degree programs, 54 masters’ programs, and 5 doctoral programs in Criminal Justice, Educational Leadership, Counselor Education, Clinical Psychology, and Reading.