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Fortunately for you, Pasadena, TX offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Pasadena College and University Demographics

The 5 colleges and universities in Pasadena offer 136 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from clinical/medical laboratory technician to chemical technology/technician to licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

The top-ranked school in Pasadena is Interactive Learning Systems, with a nationwide rank of 74th in 2010. The school has approximately 35 students. The most popular course of study at Interactive Learning Systems is Information Systems.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Pasadena colleges and universities is $282 per year. In Pasadena, tuition rates can vary from $1,410 per year to $1,410 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is San Jacinto Community College, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is San Jacinto Community College.

Financial Aid

Pasadena college students received $49,869,976 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $41,882,686 of the total. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $26,801,541, which was given by San Jacinto Community College.

Pasadena Student Demographics

In 2010, 27,509 students were enrolled in Pasadena schools, which was 2% of the total college students in Texas. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Pasadena was San Jacinto Community College, with 27,011 students. Interactive Learning Systems, with only 35 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Pasadena.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 58% of students who enroll as first year students at Pasadena schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Pasadena schools is approximately 40%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Interactive Learning Systems has a graduation rate of 69%, while San Jacinto Community College has a graduation rate of 10%.

Diversity

Of the 27,509 students attending Pasadena schools, 57% are female. The ratio of Pasadena students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 69 to 100. In 2009, 57% of Pasadena college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Pasadena school with the highest percentage of minority students was Regency Beauty Institute-Pasadena, with 100% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Pasadena Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Pasadena colleges and universities was 382. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Pasadena schools. And 19% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for Pasadena schools was 1 to 96 in 2009. Texas School of Business East Inc had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Pasadena, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 81,740 $23,380 $25,000 5.1%
2
Office Clerks, General 59,360 $29,670 $28,240 38.3%
3
General and Operations Managers 42,780 $119,730 $113,100 9.6%
4
Registered Nurses 42,220 $71,700 $67,720 7.7%
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 38,420 $52,600 $54,330 32.9%
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,300 $30,890 $32,000 -6.2%
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 30,550 $36,860 $35,340 -3.7%
8
Construction Laborers 29,440 $25,050 $33,590 5.9%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 28,660 $54,900 $50,770 14.3%
10
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 25,180 $47,460 $45,860 -33.0%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 23,600 $41,030 $39,890 11.8%
12
Accountants and Auditors 22,540 $71,930 $68,960 -4.7%
13
Security Guards 22,420 $21,990 $26,870 24.6%
14
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 19,750 $22,920 $25,140 10.8%
15
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 19,190 $53,080 $54,880 17.4%
16
Cooks, Restaurant 17,220 $18,900 $23,260 31.6%
17
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 16,490 $61,330 $62,260 38.2%
18
Home Health Aides 15,850 $21,870 $21,760 79.7%
19
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 14,480 $53,270 $55,620 0.8%
20
Medical Secretaries 13,820 $30,990 $31,820 357.6%
21
Electricians 13,320 $45,950 $51,810 3.5%
22
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12,420 $43,360 $41,360 0.6%
23
Billing and Posting Clerks 11,130 $34,480 $33,270 27.8%
24
Medical Assistants 11,040 $30,080 $29,760 5.4%
25
Petroleum Engineers 10,380 $135,270 $127,970 105.5%
26
Civil Engineers 10,070 $103,620 $82,280 60.9%
27
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 9,720 $39,120 $38,200 -2.6%
28
Lawyers 9,070 $152,120 $129,440 -16.7%
29
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8,840 $46,870 $50,360 27.0%
30
Carpenters 8,710 $34,460 $43,890 -7.5%
31
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 8,250 $21,720 $24,180 76.3%
32
Software Developers, Applications 8,130 $94,870 $90,410
33
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,970 $101,540 $95,130 112.5%
34
Correctional Officers and Jailers 7,970 $33,580 $42,780 24.7%
35
Construction Managers 7,890 $82,910 $94,240 29.8%
36
Financial Managers 7,830 $123,280 $116,970 -3.7%
37
Cooks, Fast Food 7,760 $18,480 $18,540 106.4%
38
Chemical Plant and System Operators 7,530 $63,400 $54,700 31.2%
39
Mechanical Engineers 7,510 $99,800 $82,480 2.9%
40
Management Analysts 7,380 $99,600 $87,260 -11.3%
41
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 7,010 $25,850 $26,510 28.2%
42
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 6,940 $62,910 $60,160 37.4%
43
Pharmacy Technicians 6,820 $30,440 $29,330 31.4%
44
Administrative Services Managers 6,440 $90,890 $84,390 31.2%
45
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 6,390 $28,330 $29,200 14.1%
46
Computer Programmers 6,300 $74,860 $74,900
47
Architectural and Engineering Managers 6,150 $159,530 $125,900 10.4%
48
Dental Assistants 5,940 $32,190 $34,140 38.1%
49
Engineers, All Other 5,840 $106,610 $91,770 64.0%
50
Sales Managers 5,780 $121,230 $114,110 2.3%