Collin County Community College District

Tel: (972)881-5790
27,991 students
Public institution
Collin College is a student and community centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character, and challenging the intellect.
School Highlights
Collin County Community College District serves 27,991 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
Collin County Community College District is the only community colleges within Collin County, TX.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Richardson (14.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 738 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
College Collin County Community College District Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 738 staff
62 staff
Collin County Community College District Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 27,991 has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 27,991 students 1,371 students
Collin County Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
22:1
Collin County Community College District Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 9,899 students
779 students
Collin County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 18,092 students
1,083 students
Collin County Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Collin County Community College District Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
8%
5%
Collin County Community College District Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
15%
20%
Collin County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
10%
15%
Collin County Community College District Black (2006-2014)
% White
59%
49%
Collin County Community College District White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Collin County Community College District More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Collin County Community College District Unknown (2007-2014)
% Non Resident races
4%
1%
Collin County Community College District Non Resident (2006-2014)
Collin County Community College District Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.61 0.70
Collin County Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,344 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,144 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,344 $5,664
Collin County Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,144 $10,360
Collin County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 38%
90%
Collin County Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Since offering its first classes at area high schools in 1985, Collin College has expanded to serve more than 51,000 credit and continuing education students each year. The only public college in the county, Collin College offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With six locations, Collin College has firmly established itself as the premier academic institute of North Texas. Collin College offers a variety of plans designed to prepare students for a college or university degree. Some options include pursuing an associate degree, completing the core curriculum or a field of study, or beginning coursework in a pre-professional program. The associate of arts, associate of applied science, associate of arts in teaching and associate of science degrees are designed for students planning to transfer course credits to a baccalaureate degree program at a college or university. In addition to core curriculum, Collin offers extensive training in the health professions and public service fields, including nursing, respiratory therapy, dental hygiene, emergency medical services, fire science, and law enforcement. Certificates can be earned in a wide range of high-tech fields, as well. Augmenting the computer networking technology program, Collin is one of six national Cisco Certified Training Centers. The Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development (CYC) opened in 1993. Located on Preston Park Boulevard in Plano near the intersection of Park and Preston, the CYC complex houses the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division, the Small Business Development Center and the Business Solutions Group, which provides customized training to area businesses. Courses offered at CYC include career development, real estate, contract and corporate training, and Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL). Collin County Community College District is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,362 per year for in-state students and $5,655 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,735 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Texas is Virginia College-Austin. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.