Navarro College

Tel: (903)874-6501
10,286 students
Public institution
An open-door, public, comprehensive, community college, Navarro College primarily serves the educational, civic, and business communities in Navarro, Ellis, Limestone, Freestone, and Leon Counties. The College also attracts students from the rest of the state of Texas, from throughout the United States, and from many other countries, welcoming students from all cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds, Navarro College is alert to the changing educational requirements of its constituency and the social and political forces at work within communities it serves and responds to these changing needs with enthusiasm, creativity, intelligence, and hard work.
School Highlights
Navarro College serves 10,286 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Navarro College is the only community colleges within Navarro County, TX.
The nearest community college is Hill College (34.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 265 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
College Navarro 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 265 staff
61 staff
Navarro College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,286 has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 37:1 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 grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,286 students 1,315 students
Navarro College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
Navarro College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,621 students
815 students
Navarro College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,665 students
1,061 students
Navarro College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Navarro College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Navarro College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Navarro College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Navarro College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Navarro College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
Navarro College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Navarro 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. 0.61 0.70
Navarro College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,752 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,252 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,752 $5,590
Navarro College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,252 $10,086
Navarro College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 912 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
Navarro College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In Spring of 1946 a group of local citizens met to form a steering committee for the purpose of establishing a junior college in Navarro County. In a general election held July 16, 1946, voters approved the creation of Navarro Junior College and authorized a county tax to help finance the institution. In that same election voters chose a seven-member board of trustees to govern the College. The first students began classes in September, 1946. In 1951 the campus was moved to its present location, a 47 acre tract west of downtown Corsicana on State Highway 31. The campus has expanded to 103 acres with 23 buildings. Academic Programs are offered in Art, Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science Education, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Developmental Studies, Engineering, Physical Education, Physics and Speech. Career & Technical Programs includes Accounting, Ag Mechanization, Business Administration, Customer Service, Business Information Technology, Child Development, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Health Profession Certificate, Paralegal (Legal Assistant), Medical Lab Technology, Multimedia Technology, Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nursing, LVN-RN Bridge, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Paramedic. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,178 per year for in-state students and $6,282 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 82%. 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Texas is Sanford-Brown College-Houston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.