Navarro College

Tel: (903)874-6501
10,131 students
Public institution

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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 10,131 students (48% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Navarro College is the only community colleges within Navarro County, TX.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Navarro 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 10,131 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,131 students
1,287 students
Navarro College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,851 students
832 students
Navarro College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,280 students
1,021 students
Navarro College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Navarro College sch enrollment Navarro College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Navarro College Asian (2006-2008)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
Navarro College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
14%
12%
Navarro College Black (2006-2012)
% White
69%
66%
Navarro College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Navarro College sch ethnicity Navarro 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. 0.48 0.45
Navarro College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,682 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,002 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,682 $5,940
Navarro College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,002 $10,072
Navarro College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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