Trinity Valley Community College

100 Cardinal Drive, Athens
TX, 75751
Tel: (903)675-6200
7,175 students
Public institution
Trinity Valley Community College is a learning-centered college that provides quality academic, workforce, and community service programs to meet the educational needs of our students and the citizens of our service area.
School Highlights:
Trinity Valley Community College serves 7,175 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Trinity Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Henderson County, TX.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Trinity Valley Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 7,175 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 89% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,175 students
1,275 students
Trinity Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,934 students
829 students
Trinity Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,241 students
1,020 students
Trinity Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Trinity Valley Community College sch enrollment Trinity Valley Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan - 1%
% Asian 1%
2%
Trinity Valley Community College Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 15%
7%
Trinity Valley Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 16%
12%
Trinity Valley Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White 65%
66%
Trinity Valley Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 3%
2%
Trinity Valley Community College More (2011-2012)
Trinity Valley Community College sch ethnicity Trinity Valley Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.53 0.45
Trinity Valley Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,540 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,380 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 53% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,540 $5,940
Trinity Valley Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,380 $10,075
Trinity Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Henderson County Junior College was founded by a group of Athens civic leaders, headed by J. P. Pickens and Orval Pirtle, and public school administrators in late 1945 and early 1946. The creation of Henderson County Junior College was formally approved by voters in the election of May 4, 1946. The first registration was conducted in temporary facilities at Athens High School on June 3, 1946, and three days later classes began there. The Board of Trustees provided Henderson County Junior College with its own facilities at the present location of the Henderson County Campus on June 24, 1946. The College moved to its new campus for the beginning of the fall semester, 1946. As a result of the continued regional expansion of the College, the Board of Trustees authorized and approved a name change from Henderson County Junior college to Trinity Valley Community College in September, 1986, with campus designations: Athens - Henderson County Campus, Palestine - Anderson County Campus, Terrell - Kaufman County Campus and Kaufman - Health Science Center. The facilities include general classrooms; modern laboratories for science and appropriate occupational programs; a modern well equipped Learning Resources Center; a men and women's physical education building; a well equipped instruction media center; and a Student Union building. A modern, well equipped green house is available to students in the Horticulture, Ranch Management and Agriculture Programs. Trinity Valley Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Science degree, and Associate of Applied Science degree.

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