Grayson College

6101 Grayson Drive
Denison, TX 75020-8299
Tel: (903)465-6030
4,636 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
Grayson College serves 4,636 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
Grayson College is the only community colleges within Grayson County, TX.
The nearest community college is North Central Texas College (31.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 165 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
College Grayson College (TX) 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 165 staff 65 staff
Grayson College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 4,636 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,636 students 1,394 students
Grayson College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 34:1
Grayson College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,903 students 932 students
Grayson College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,733 students 2,653 students
Grayson College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Grayson College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity 106 241
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Grayson College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Grayson College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Grayson College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Grayson College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Grayson College More (2011-2014)
% Non Resident races
Grayson College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
Grayson College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.48 0.69
Grayson College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,300 is less than the state average of $3,168. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,476 is less than the state average of $4,242. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,300 $3,168
Grayson College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,476 $4,242
Grayson College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 85%
Grayson College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,168 per year for in-state students and $4,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,322 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.