Houston & Fort Bend Colleges & Universities

1. University of Houston
Address: 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, Texas
This is Houston’s main central university and is the seat of the entire university system. has three other universities as well as teaching centers.
Population: approx. 38,000 students
Academic Programs: 316 (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees)
Consistently ranks as the second most ethnically diverse university throughout the United States (US News and World Report)
Website: University of Houston in Houston center: www.uh.edu/
Telephone: 713-743-CALL (2255)
Website: http://www.uh.edu

2. University of Houston – Sugar Land

Address:14000 University Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479-4295
Population: approx. 8,000 students.
Academic Programs: Undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 20 areas from the four UH System universities.
Campus covers 524 acres.
Website: http://www.sugarland.uh.edu
Telephone: 281- 275-3300

3. University of Houston – Downtown

Address: One Main Street, Houston, Texas
Population: more than 12,00 students. It is Texas’ 15th largest university.
Academic Programs: 44 degree programs (43 Bachelor degrees and 1 Master’s)
Transportation: Access to MetroRail service (Red Line, northern terminus)
Website: www.uhd.edu/
Telephone: 713-221-8000

4. Rice University
Address: Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1827
Population: 3,000 undergraduates, half the size of Harvard, Stanford, and others
Academic Programs: The university is organized into eight schools offering 40 undergraduate degree programs, 51 masters programs, and 29 doctoral programs. Rice began operation in 1912 as a coeducational institution with free tuition.
Transportation: Getting around campus
Website: www.rice.edu
Telephone: 713-348-7423

5. Warton Junior College
Address: 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, Texas 77488
Population: 6,922 undergraduates in 2010
Academic Programs:Wharton County Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. WCJC is a multi-campus, comprehensive community college created in 1946 to serve the educational needs of Wharton County and adjacent counties in the Gulf Coast Region of Texas.
Transportation: There are several campuses throughout Houston. You can learn more on their website: http://www.wcjc.edu/about_n/maps.asp
Website: http://www.wcjc.edu
Telephone: 1-800-561-WCJC (9252)

6. Houston Community College
Address: Houston Community College System, 3100 Main St. Houston, TX 77002
Population: More than 70,000 students each semester, including more international students (nearly 8%) than any community college in the country.
Academic Programs: 4,946 Programs, Degrees, and Certifications
Transportation: There are several campuses throughout Houston. You can learn more on their website, http://www.hccs.edu/portal/site/hccs/map
Website: http://www.hccs.edu
Telephone: (877) 422-6111

7. Texas Southern University
Address: 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, Texas
Population: more than 11,000 students
Academic Programs: 92 degree programs (53 Bachelor’s, 36 Master’s and 3 Doctoral programs – Education, Law and Pharmacy)
Size of campus: 150 acres
Website: www.tsu.edu
Telephone: 713-741-1222

8. Houston Baptist University
Address: 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, Texas (in Greater Sharpstown and Chinatown)
Population: over 2,500 students
Academic Programs: 50 degree programs in the undergraduate level.
In 2008, the university added a new residence offering apartment style and suite living facilities.
Website: www.hbu.edu
Telephone: 281-649-3000

9. University of St. Thomas (Catholic university)
Address: 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas
Population: over 3,000 (as of 2008)
Academic Programs: approx 31 undergraduate programs, 10 Master’s programs, as well as joint degree programs, pre-professional programs, certificates and non-degree programs.
The university is a Hispanic-serving institution and over 60% of students are Catholics.
Website: www.stthom.edu
Telephone: 713-522-7911

10. Westwood College

Address: 7322 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas
Population: over 15,000 students including those enrolled in Westwood online courses.
Academic Programs: 25 degree programs
Westwood College is now part of Alta Colleges Inc. of Denver.
Website: http://www.westwood.edu
Telephone: 1-800-281-2978

11. Universal Technical Institute
Address: several campus locations in California, Arizona, Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts and Florida. Primarily a technical education institute offering programs in automotive technology, manufacturer specific advanced training, diesel/industrial technology and collission repair and refinishing technology
The following institutes are also part of UTI: Nascar Technical Institute (Northth Carolina), Marine Mechanics Institute and Motorcycle Mechanics Institute.
Website: www.uti.edu
Telephone: 1-877-873-1083

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