Ranger College

1100 College Circle, Ranger
TX, 76470
Tel: (254)647-3234
1,943 students
Public institution

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Ranger College, a public two-year college serving a five-county area in North Central Texas, extends educational opportunities to all students seeking the academic, vocational, technical, or developmental program offered. The open admission policy makes the programs of the college available to all students who wish to further their education in a small college setting.
School Highlights:
Ranger College serves 1,943 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Ranger College is one of 2 community colleges within Eastland County, TX.
The nearest community college is Cisco College (18.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Ranger 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 1,943 teachers has grown by 138% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,943 students
1,287 students
Ranger College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
986 students
832 students
Ranger College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 957 students
1,021 students
Ranger College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Ranger College sch enrollment Ranger College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Ranger College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
Ranger College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Ranger College Black (2006-2012)
% White
72%
66%
Ranger College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Ranger College sch ethnicity Ranger 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 0.45
Ranger College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,330 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 49% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,290 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 78% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,330 $5,890
Ranger College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,290 $10,050
Ranger College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Ranger College is one of the oldest public two-year colleges in continuous operation in the state of Texas. Its history actually predates the legislation authorizing and establishing junior colleges in the state. In August 1925, the Board of Education of the Ranger Public Schools voted to proceed with plans for establishment of a junior college. On September 13, 1926, the College opened with thirty students enrolled. The College operated under the supervision of a college council composed of three members of the Board of Education and nine other Ranger citizens. The College was recognized by the State Department of Education on March 23, 1927. The first state statute authorizing the establishment of a junior college was passed by the 41st Texas Legislature in 1929. Ranger College occupies a 50-acre campus within the city limits of Ranger, an Eastland County community of approximately 3,000 people located just north of Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene. The beautifully wooded rolling hills and several lakes provide ample opportunities for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation, while the City of Ranger has excellent schools and churches and a congenial, supportive citizenry. Its proximity to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is another advantage. College classes are also offered at numerous off-campus locations in neighboring cities. In Brown County, a Vocational Nursing Program is offered in Early and a Cosmetology Program is offered in Brownwood, the county seat. Continuing Education and a limited number of academic courses are offered in Early and in Stephenville, the home of Tarleton State University. These programs have an annual enrollment in excess of 125 students. A program in academic studies is offered at the Comanche Center in Comanche, the county seat of Comanche County where annual enrollments average about 400 students. Comanche, located 25 miles from Brownwood, is a thriving city of 4,000 population with an economy based on food processing, livestock feed processing, agriculture, and a lively trade in both peanuts and pecans. Ranger College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Certificates and Associate Degrees.

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