Collin County Community College District

Tel: (972)881-5790
27,964 students
Public institution
Collin College is a student and community centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character, and challenging the intellect.
School Highlights:
Collin County Community College District serves 27,964 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Collin County Community College District is the only community colleges within Collin County, TX.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Richardson (14.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 669 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Collin County Community College District 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 669 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 27,964 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
27,964 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
# Full-Time Students
9,611 students
810 students
Collin County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 18,353 students
1,017 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
% Hispanic
Collin County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.52 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,254 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,054 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,254 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,054 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 41%
Collin County Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Since offering its first classes at area high schools in 1985, Collin College has expanded to serve more than 51,000 credit and continuing education students each year. The only public college in the county, Collin College offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With six locations, Collin College has firmly established itself as the premier academic institute of North Texas. Collin College offers a variety of plans designed to prepare students for a college or university degree. Some options include pursuing an associate degree, completing the core curriculum or a field of study, or beginning coursework in a pre-professional program. The associate of arts, associate of applied science, associate of arts in teaching and associate of science degrees are designed for students planning to transfer course credits to a baccalaureate degree program at a college or university. In addition to core curriculum, Collin offers extensive training in the health professions and public service fields, including nursing, respiratory therapy, dental hygiene, emergency medical services, fire science, and law enforcement. Certificates can be earned in a wide range of high-tech fields, as well. Augmenting the computer networking technology program, Collin is one of six national Cisco Certified Training Centers. The Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development (CYC) opened in 1993. Located on Preston Park Boulevard in Plano near the intersection of Park and Preston, the CYC complex houses the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division, the Small Business Development Center and the Business Solutions Group, which provides customized training to area businesses. Courses offered at CYC include career development, real estate, contract and corporate training, and Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL). Collin County Community College District is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Richardson ITT Technical Institute-Richardson
    Private for-profit
    2101 Waterview Pky
    Richardson, TX 75080
    14.4  Mi  |  737  students
  • Dallas Richland College
    12800 Abrams Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75243
    17.5  Mi  |  19287  students
  • Farmers Branch Brookhaven College
    3939 Valley View Ln
    Farmers Branch, TX 75244
    20.3  Mi  |  12319  students
  • Garland Remington College-Dallas Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    1800 Eastgate Dr
    Garland, TX 75041
    20.9  Mi  |  905  students
  • Dallas South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas
    Private for-profit
    8080 Park Lane Suite 100
    Dallas, TX 75231
    21.4  Mi  |  1428  students
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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.