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About the Texas Gulf Coast Community Colleges Consortium (TGCCCC)

The Texas Gulf Coast Community Colleges Consortium is a partnership of nine public community colleges along the Texas Gulf Coast collaborating to advance the mission of community college education, train the region’s workforce and enrich the student learning experience.

Together the nine public community colleges of the Gulf Coast Consortium enroll nearly 200,000 students in credit courses – almost one-fourth the total enrollment of all community college students in Texas – and another 60,000 students in non-credit Continuing Education and workforce courses.

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We Enroll Nearly 260,000 Students in our Consortium of Nine Community Colleges, almost 1/4 of all Community College Students in Texas!

Hear What Our Students Have to Say!

  • COM has the best PTEC program around. We have some of the best instructors. They're very helpful and supportive. The best part is they come from the industry. Without COM, I wouldn't be where I'm at today.

    Breanna Clarke
    Breanna Clarke PTEC Student, College of the Mainland
  • ACC has a really nice environment and a great healthcare program. I decided to transfer from another community college and never regretted my decision. ACC provides students with more care, more opportunities and a friendlier atmosphere to be successful.

    Thanh Nguyen
    Thanh Nguyen Health Science Student, Alvin Community College
  • My internship through the Galveston College Welding Technology program was great. I experienced everything from the construction of stainless steel hand rails and stairwells to building the bases of Southwest Airlines' light posts and creating a bumper for a Galveston ferry boat. Best of all, I was offered a job on graduation from the program.

    Jose Vasquez
    Jose Vasquez Certified Welder, Galveston College Welding Technology Graduate, ‘19
  • I chose to come to Alvin Community College because of its level of academic excellence.

    Nkechi Okoro
    Nkechi Okoro ADN Student, Alvin Community College
  • Sometimes college can be a place where you can get easily lost in the crowd. As a SGA and PTK officer, I want to impact the student population by making them feel part of something great.

    Bryan Sanchez
    Bryan Sanchez Phi Theta Kappa president and SGA parliamentarian, San Jacinto College
  • As a child, I have dreamt to be either a doctor or a pharmacist in the military, and I believe HCC has been a great foundation for me to get to my destination and I can't wait to get there.

    Ukamaka Okwudigbo
    Ukamaka Okwudigbo HCC International Student