Texarkana College

Tel: (903)823-3456
4,083 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Texarkana College serves 4,083 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Texarkana College is the only community colleges within Bowie County, TX.
The nearest community college is University of Arkansas Community College-Hope (31.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Texarkana 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 4,083 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 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 grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,083 students
1,287 students
Texarkana College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,598 students
832 students
Texarkana College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,485 students
1,021 students
Texarkana College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Texarkana College sch enrollment Texarkana College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Texarkana College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Texarkana College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
22%
12%
Texarkana College Black (2006-2012)
% White
68%
66%
Texarkana College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Texarkana College More (2010-2012)
Texarkana College sch ethnicity Texarkana 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
Texarkana College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,460 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 69% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,840 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 64% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,460 $5,845
Texarkana College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,840 $10,047
Texarkana College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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