About the College

  • COM graduates with technical degrees earn the highest starting salaries of any new university or college graduate in the state - $73,509 - according to a study by higher education research group College Measures.

  • COM is an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Achieving the Dream is a national initiative to help more community college students succeed, particularly low-income students and students of color.

  • COM was ranked number five in the nation in the number of degrees awarded in 2016 in the science technologies/technicians category by a Community College Week study.

  • The Fire Science Technology Program was ranked number 34 in the nation for return on investment by Fire Science Online.

  • COM's chapter of the international community college honor society is ranked a Five Star Chapter, and one of the top in the world.


President: Dr. Warren Nichols
Phone: 409-933-8271
Email: wnichols@com.edu

Vice President for Instruction: Dr. Jerry Fliger
Phone: 409-933-8229
Email: jfliger@com.edu

Vice President for Student Services: Dr. Helen Brewer
Phone: 409-933-8213
Email: hbrewer1@com.edu

Vice President for Fiscal Affairs: Dr. David Wesse
Phone: 409-933-8261
Email: dwesse@com.edu

Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Director of COM Foundation: Dr. Lisa Watson
Phone: 409-933-8674
Email: lwatson5@com.edu

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