Panola College

Tel: (903)693-2000
2,584 students
Public institution

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Panola College has shaped its mission around the needs of the people within its service area since its inception. As a two-year, public community institution, Panola College is dedicated to providing excellence in education for its constituents. The range of educational offerings includes transfer programs which prepare students to enter universities; one or two-year programs in technical or vocational fields; developmental or remedial courses designed to remedy academic deficiencies; and continuing education for those wishing to enrich their lives and talents through college study. Our aim is to help each student achieve his or her full potential and to contribute to the further development of society.
School Highlights:
Panola College serves 2,584 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Panola College is the only community colleges within Panola County, TX.
The nearest community college is Texas State Technical College-Marshall (28.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Panola 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 2,584 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,584 students
1,303 students
Panola College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,225 students
834 students
Panola College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,359 students
1,040 students
Panola College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Panola College sch enrollment Panola College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Panola College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Panola College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
11%
Panola College Black (2006-2012)
% White
73%
66%
Panola College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Panola College More (2010-2012)
Panola College sch ethnicity Panola 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. 0.43 0.44
Panola College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,568 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,568 $5,890
Panola College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,240 $10,047
Panola College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1947, Panola College has greatly expanded its services to meet community needs and to provide a wide range of educational and training opportunities to citizens of all ages. The College began operating temporary buildings before the first two permanent buildings were erected in 1949. A 35-acre campus at the junction of Texas state Highway 315 and U.S. 79 in Carthage has been the school's home since its inception. There are now sixteen permanent buildings with more than 135 acres available for expansion in the coming century. In addition to a comprehensive community college in Carthage, the school offers a variety of instructional opportunities in a four-county service area including Harrison, Marion, and Shelby counties. These three counties became part of the college's official service area by legislative act in 1995. Panola College offers quality instructional programs for those interested in academic transfer, vocational/technical fields, developmental studies, workforce training and continuing education. Our excellent faculty provide personal assistance to students in a caring environment. An outstanding array of distance learning courses are also available. The degrees offered includes Associate of Science, Associate of Art, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Arts in Teaching. Certificates are available in technical areas. Panola College is accredited by the Commission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees and certificates of completion.

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For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $7,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,222 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 76%. 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.