Best Colleges near Houston, Texas

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
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Houston, tx
452 0 miles
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Houston, tx
225 0 miles
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Houston, tx
473 0 miles
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Houston, tx
2 047 0 miles
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Houston, tx
0 1 miles
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Houston, tx
983 1 miles
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Houston, tx
76 1 miles
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Houston, tx
248 1 miles
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Houston, tx
134 1 miles
10
Houston, tx
559 1 miles
11
Houston, tx
531 1 miles
12
Houston, tx
77 1 miles
13
Houston, tx
234 1 miles
14
Houston, tx
483 1 miles
15
Houston, tx
810 1 miles
16
Houston, tx
101 1 miles
17
Houston, tx
229 1 miles
18
Houston, tx
81 1 miles
19
Houston, tx
574 1 miles
20
Houston, tx
545 1 miles
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Houston, tx
0 1 miles
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Houston, tx
1 562 1 miles
23
Houston, tx
23 580 1 miles
24
Houston, tx
6 768 1 miles
25
Houston, tx
112 1 miles
26
Houston, tx
908 1 miles
27
Houston, tx
103 1 miles
28
Houston, tx
256 1 miles
29
Houston, tx
30 1 miles
30
Houston, tx
449 1 miles
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Houston, tx
646 1 miles
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Houston, tx
0 1 miles
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Houston, tx
1 875 1 miles
34
Houston, tx
200 1 miles
35
Houston, tx
211 1 miles
36
Houston, tx
39 1 miles
37
Houston, tx
15 1 miles
38
Houston, tx
17 1 miles
39
Houston, tx
236 1 miles
40
Houston, tx
114 1 miles
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Houston, tx
46 1 miles
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Houston, tx
148 1 miles
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Houston, tx
0 1 miles
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Houston, tx
360 1 miles
45
Houston, tx
1 968 1 miles
46
Houston, tx
272 1 miles
47
Houston, tx
226 1 miles
48
Houston, tx
757 1 miles
49
Houston, tx
229 1 miles
50
Houston, tx
585 1 miles

Education in Houston

Houston’s (Texas) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 19.2 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 4.45. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 17.85 and 6.94 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 2.43 and 1.51 accordingly.

Economy of Houston

The household income in Houston, Texas, is 44648 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 49322. The sales and income taxes are 8.25 and 0. Income per capita is 27029. The unemployment rate makes 4.7 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Houston

The overall cost of living in Houston, Texas, is 98 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 94, the cost of housing is 107. Transportation expenses make 96 points, and health and grocery costs are 99 and 83.5 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Houston

The indicator of air quality in Houston, Texas, is 0 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the average with the index of 37 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 269 and the overall health costs make 99 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Houston

Houston, Texas, gets 204 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 80 – Houston has the annual rainfall of 51.4 inches and snowfall of 0.1 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 24. The UV exposure index is 6.1.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov