Collin County Community College District

Tel: (972)881-5790
27,424 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 27,424 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% 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 Brookhaven College (20.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Collin County Community 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 27,424 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
27,424 students
1,287 students
Collin County Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
9,755 students
832 students
Collin County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 17,669 students
1,021 students
Collin County Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Collin County Community College District sch enrollment Collin County Community College District sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
6%
2%
Collin County Community College District Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
14%
7%
Collin County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Collin County Community College District Black (2006-2012)
% White
67%
66%
Collin County Community College District White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Collin County Community College District More (2010-2012)
Collin County Community College District sch ethnicity Collin County Community 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. 0.52 0.45
Collin County Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,044 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,694 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,044 $5,940
Collin County Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,694 $10,072
Collin County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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