Tallahassee Community College

Tel: (850)201-6200
13,477 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Tallahassee Community College serves 13,477 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Tallahassee Community College is the only community colleges within Leon County, FL.
The nearest community college is Bainbridge State College (34.10 miles away).

School Overview

College Tallahassee Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 13,477 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,477 students 1,315 students
Tallahassee Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
Tallahassee Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 6,451 students
815 students
Tallahassee Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 7,026 students
1,061 students
Tallahassee Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Tallahassee Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Tallahassee Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Tallahassee Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Tallahassee Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Tallahassee Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Tallahassee Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Tallahassee Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Tallahassee Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Tallahassee Community 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. 0.63 0.70
Tallahassee Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Tallahassee Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Big Bend Community Orchestra, Black Student Union, Brain Bowl, Capital City Band at TCC, Curtain Call, Eagle Business Society, Engineering Club, Eyrie Literary & Art Magazine, Honors Club, Philosophy Club, Socrates Cafe, TCC Cheerleaders, TCC Dance Company, TCC Forensics Team, TCC Jazz Band, Tallahassee Civic Chorale, The Talon Newspaper, TheatreTCC! Brain Bowl, Curtain Call, Honors Club, Socrates Cafe, TCC Jazz Band, TheatreTCC!, African Drum and Dance Ensemble,
Big Bend Community Orchestra,
Black Student Union,
Capital City Band at TCC,
Eagle Business Society,
Engineering Club,
Eyrie Literary & Art Magazine,
Philosophy Club,
TCC Cheerleaders,
TCC Dance Company,
TCC Forensics Team,
Tallahassee Civic Chorale,
The Talon Newspaper,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • TCC is the college experience you’ve been looking for.
  • Tallahassee Community College is one of the nation’s top community colleges. Every semester, more than 14,000 students choose TCC as the next step in their education. Many are preparing for transfer to a university (nearly 75 percent of our A.A. graduates go on to study at state universities in Florida). Others are learning the skills they need to move directly into rewarding careers in healthcare, law enforcement, computer programming and other growing fields.
  • TCC offers many transfer options across the state for those whose academic plans include a bachelor’s degree or higher. These include our Golden Guarantee Programs, University Partners and other transfer options.
  • TCC is dedicated to helping you succeed. To help you succeed in the classroom, our Learning Commons provides one-on-one and small group tutoring, as well as study rooms, open-access computers, workshops, seminars, and technology and multi-media support. To help you succeed after graduation, TCC’s Career Center offers services including professional development workshops, resume/cover letter assistance and internship opportunities.   
  • TCC isn’t content to stand still. The world is changing, the workforce is changing, and TCC changes and grows to meet the needs of our students. Sometimes the growth may seem subtle—such as creating new ways to connect with students through original programing on our YouTube and cable channels. In other ways, our growth is dramatic, like the development of our new Wakulla Environmental Institute. Yet all of our new initiatives, programs and facilities work towards one overarching goal: student success.
  • Tallahassee is an ideal place to live and learn. So many elements come together in Tallahassee to create a city that’s unique. Tallahassee is definitely a college town, with more than 60,000 students studying at Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College. It’s also the state capital—home of Florida’s government and the center of its politics. Tallahassee’s southern charm welcomes students from around the state and around the world, and the region’s natural beauty and biodiversity offers year-round opportunities to create lasting memories.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,705 students | 34.10 Mi2500 E Shotwell St
    Bainbridge, GA 39819
  • 1,539 students | 37.30 Mi15689 US Hwy 19 North
    Thomasville, GA 31792
  • 1,179 students | 54.80 Mi325 NW Turner Davis Dr
    Madison, FL 32340
  • 2,160 students | 58.10 Mi3094 Indian Circle
    Marianna, FL 32446
  • 2,061 students | 62.30 Mi800 Veterans Parkway North
    Moultrie, GA 31788
Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,195 per year for in-state students and $11,656 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,553 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Florida is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.