Tarrant County College District

1500 Houston St, Fort Worth
TX, 76102-6524
Tel: (817)515-5100
50,439 students
Public institution

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Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County. Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
School Highlights:
Tarrant County College District serves 50,439 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Tarrant County College District is one of 7 community colleges within Tarrant County, TX.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Fort Worth (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Tarrant County College District 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 50,439 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
50,439 students
1,283 students
Tarrant County College District Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
17,238 students
832 students
Tarrant County College District Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 33,201 students
1,021 students
Tarrant County College District Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Tarrant County College District sch enrollment Tarrant County College District sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
7%
2%
Tarrant County College District Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
Tarrant County College District Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
14%
12%
Tarrant County College District Black (2006-2012)
% White
58%
66%
Tarrant County College District White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Tarrant County College District sch ethnicity Tarrant County College District 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. 0.60 0.45
Tarrant County College District Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,994 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,512 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,994 $5,845
Tarrant County College District In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,512 $10,047
Tarrant County College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Tarrant County College serves the citizens of Tarrant County, Texas. The college has five major campuses in the cities of Hurst (Northeast Campus), Fort Worth (Northwest, South and Trinity River campuses), and Arlington (Southeast Campus), with administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth at the May Owen Center. The college offers degrees and certificates in Business, Child Development/Education/Teaching, Computer Science, Radio & TV, Broadcasting, Journalism, Music, Speech and Communicaton. Offerings include day, evening, weekend, short-term, Internet and instructional television courses. The college offers Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs & Certificates of Completion, Associate in Arts Degree Programs & Certificates of Completion, Transitional Programs and Continuing Education Certificates (non-credit). The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Fort Worth public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,994 per year for in-state students and $4,512 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,083 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Fort Worth is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Fort Worth 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Fort Worth is The College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.