Grayson College

Tel: (903)465-6030
5,017 students
Public institution
Grayson County College, recognizing its interdependence with various communities, is committed to meeting lifelong learning needs through learner-centered instruction and services that promote economic development and cultural enrichment.
School Highlights:
highlights checkmark
Grayson College serves 5,017 students (41.18% of students are full-time).
highlights checkmark
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
highlights checkmark
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 64%.
highlights checkmark
Grayson College is the only community colleges within Grayson County, TX.
highlights checkmark
The nearest community college is North Central Texas College (31.33 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grayson College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 156 staff
61 staff
Grayson College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,017 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,017 students 1,294 students
Grayson College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
21:1
Grayson College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,066 students
822 students
Grayson College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,951 students
1,025 students
Grayson College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Grayson College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Grayson College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Grayson College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Grayson College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
12%
Grayson College Black (2006-2013)
% White
72%
57%
Grayson College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Grayson College More (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Grayson College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Grayson College 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. 0.35 0.53
Grayson College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,544 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 43% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,648 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,544 $5,694
Grayson College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,648 $10,252
Grayson College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 84 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 61%
89%
Grayson College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Grayson County College, as the community's college, embraces lifelong learning focused on educational, cultural, social, and public service activities designed to tangibly enrich the individual and our community. The purpose of Grayson County College is to provide Technical programs, Vocational programs leading directly to employment, Freshman and sophomore courses in arts and sciences, Continuing adult education and community service programs, Developmental education programs, a continuing program of counseling and guidance designed to assist studentsand Workforce development programs. The college offers Associate of Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching and Associate of Applied Science degrees and certificates. Grayson County College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Gainesville
    1525 W California Street
    GainesvilleTX 76240
    (940)668-7731
    31.33 Mi | 10,335 students
  • Tishomingo
    One Murray Campus
    TishomingoOK 73460
    (580)371-2371
    36.09 Mi | 1,915 students
  • McKinney
    3452 Spur 399
    McKinneyTX 75069
    (972)881-5790
    37.33 Mi | 27,964 students
  • Richardson
    2101 Waterview Pky
    RichardsonTX 75080
    (972)690-9100
    50.48 Mi | 737 students
  • Dallas
    12800 Abrams Rd.
    DallasTX 75243
    9722386100
    54.28 Mi | 19,287 students
Recent Articles
Why Four Year Community College Degrees May Be Great for California
Why Four Year Community College Degrees May Be Great for California
Recently, a measure passed that allows community colleges in California to offer 4 year degrees. Until now such offerings have been the sole province of other institutions. Now, the game has changed.
Community College Pathways to a Career in Air Traffic Control
Air traffic controllers enjoy secure, interesting work. Earning a degree in ATC at a community college is an excellent first step to securing a job.
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community colleges have responded to the needs of working adults with online options.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.