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Texas School of Business - Southwest Inc

6363 Richmond Ste 300, Houston, TX

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The Texas School of Business was founded in 1983 as a secretarial school, though immediately began expanding its offerings into more diverse areas. The school was purchased in 2004 by Kaplan Inc., a subsidiary of the Washington Post Company. The school provides career training opportunities to residents of Friendswood and Houston.

Individuals who pursue an education at Texas School of Business may choose from a small selection of career programs aimed at preparing individuals for entry into the workforce in the field of healthcare, specifically programs in medical assistance, dental assistance, and medical billing and coding, as well as continuing education for nursing and Spanish for healthcare workers. Graduates will receive a diploma that demonstrates competency to potential employers.

Houston Location

The Houston branch of Texas School of Business is located at 6363 Richmond Ste 300. About 320 students graduate from this campus yearly. This location offers services for students in the form of career guidance to help students define their goals, flexible courses for those with irregular schedules, and post-graduation job placement opportunities. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting tsb.edu.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs offered at Texas School of Business - Southwest Inc. Available programs may be different than those listed. For a comprehensive list of programs available please visit the school's website or call the school at (713) 975-7527.

Medical Assistant (51 Hours)

Medical assistant program takes usually nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $17,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $320*
  • 23% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
  • $9,100 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • Last year, more than 100 students completed this program
  • Takes about 9 months to complete

More details and school listings are available through our medical assistant schools page.

Dental Assistant (50 Hours)

The dental assistant program offered usually takes about nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $17,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $470*
  • Estimated loan repayment rate of 24% for former students**
  • On average, $9,200 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
  • More than 80 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students usually complete the dental assistant program in 9 months

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Medical Insurance Coding (51 Hours)

Medical insurance coding program takes usually nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $16,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $850*
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $9,500 in student loans**
  • Takes about 9 months to complete

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately $19,700 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Alternate Tuition Plan Options Available

  • Some programs may have tuition rates that will remain the same as the first year for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships83%$4,394
Receiving Student Loans91%$9,479

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 17%.

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