Texarkana College

Tel: (903)823-3456
4,131 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Texarkana College serves 4,131 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% 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 119 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
Texarkana College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 119 staff
59 staff
Texarkana College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,131 students
1,282 students
Texarkana College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
Texarkana College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,088 students
810 students
Texarkana College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,043 students
1,017 students
Texarkana College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Texarkana College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Texarkana College American Indian/Alaskan (2011-2013)
% Asian
Texarkana College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Texarkana College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Texarkana College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Texarkana College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Texarkana College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Texarkana College Unknown (2011-2013)
Texarkana College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
Texarkana College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,680 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,030 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 69% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,680 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,030 $10,294
Texarkana College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 140 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
Texarkana College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,538 per year for in-state students and $5,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,720 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.