Higher Education

The University of Houston Victoria (UHV) calls the Katy area home with a local enrollment over 1,500 students.  UHV is currently in the process of growing its Katy area presence as UH System Regents approved plans to purchase 46 acres and build a state-of-the-art academic building in June 2016 .The University of Houston System began offering expanded bachelor’s- and master’s- level degree programs in engineering, business, education and other high-demand fields during the fall semester of 2016.

The University of Houston is currently offering classes at the Houston Community College (HCC) Northwest-Katy Campus, about a mile north of Interstate 10 at 1550 Foxlake Drive.  UH-Victoria (UHV) will offer face-to-face classes at a new leased facility about a mile north of I-10 at 2002 W. Grand Parkway N., Building 2. The arrangement allows UH and UHV to continue serving the higher education needs of the region while a new UH System campus is built near I-10 and the Grand Parkway.
 
The Houston Community College (HCC) Katy Campus offers a variety of certificates and programs from Business and Information Technology to Agri-Science, with a student population exceeding 4,500.  HCC’s Corporate Training College offers customized training at reduced cost for companies located in the HCC service area. Specific programs include: Management & Leadership, Manufacturing Engineering and Workforce Development.
 
Lone Star College is located close to Katy and offers numerous academic and workforce programs.  The campus features numerous computers labs, a biology lab and a workforce center.

NACE and Petroskills are located in the Katy area and offer outstanding training and educational opportunities for various employment areas within the energy industry and beyond.

Private college and university education opportunities in Katy include Belhaven College and Strayer University.
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