Houston Colleges and Universities

As the nation's fourth largest city, Houston, Texas has everything a college student could want--and then some. When you're ready for a break from school, choose from a wide variety of recreational opportunities within the city's 596 square miles. Whether you spend your weekend at one of Houston's 15 museums, watching an Astro's game, or boating on Clear Lake, you're sure to find a great mix of academic and recreational stimulation in Houston.

Houston has a variety of offerings when it comes to finding a college or university. Earn a bachelor's or master's degree at the University of Houston-Downtown which boasts one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. For a more intimate and rigorous education, Rice University is a great option. If law or medicine is your focus, Houston also has several universities that fit the bill. Whatever your academic pursuit, you can find a place to open your mind--and have fun--in Houston.

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Large Schools

Houston Community College
University of Houston

Medium Schools

University of Houston-Clear Lake
University of Houston-Downtown
Rice University
Texas Southern University
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Small Schools

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston Baptist University
Ocean Corporation
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Houston
University of St Thomas
South Texas College of Law Houston
University of Houston-System Administration
Houston Graduate School of Theology
Paul Mitchell the School-Houston
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Northwest Educational Center
Sebring Career Schools-Houston
School of Automotive Machinists & Technology
Astrodome Career Centers
Houston Training School-Main Campus
Houston Training School-Gulfgate
College of Biblical Studies-Houston
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med
Texas Barber College
Texas County Technical College
Jay's Technical Institute
Trend Barber College
Interactive College of Technology
Culinary Institute Inc
American InterContinental University-Houston
Texas Health School
North West Beauty School
Champion Beauty College
MediaTech Institute-Houston
The Art Institute of Houston
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
Brightwood College-Houston
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.
Interactive College of Technology
Center for Advanced Legal Studies
Remington College-Houston Campus
College of Health Care Professions-Northwest
Fortis College-Houston
Sanford-Brown College-Houston
Everest Institute-Greenspoint
Everest Institute-Hobby
Remington College-North Houston Campus
Everest Institute-Bissonnet
The College of Health Care Professions-Southwest Houston
Trend Barber College
Professional Career Training Institute
Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School
Fortis Institute-Houston
Pima Medical Institute-Houston
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Texas
Houston Training Schools-Southwest
Utah College of Massage Therapy-Houston
University of Phoenix-Texas
Houston Training Schools-Gessner
National American University-Houston
The Vocational Nursing Institute Inc
Tulsa Welding School-Houston
Florida Career College-Houston Campus
ITT Technical Institute-Houston West
ITT Technical Institute-Houston North
Regency Beauty Institute-Copperwood
Regency Beauty Institute-SW Houston
Relay Graduate School of Education - Houston