Tarrant County College District

Tel: (817)515-8223
50,595 students
Public institution
Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County. Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
School Highlights
Tarrant County College District serves 50,595 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
Tarrant County College District is one of 7 community colleges within Tarrant County, TX.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Fort Worth (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,166 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Tarrant County College District (TX) 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
Total Faculty 1,166 staff
65 staff

Student Body

The student population of 50,595 has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 50,595 students 1,394 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1
# Full-Time Students 15,764 students
932 students
# Part-Time Students 34,831 students
2,653 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% 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. 0.67 0.69

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,994 is less than the state average of $3,168. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,512 is more than the state average of $4,242. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,994 $3,168
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,512 $4,242
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Tarrant County College serves the citizens of Tarrant County, Texas. The college has five major campuses in the cities of Hurst (Northeast Campus), Fort Worth (Northwest, South and Trinity River campuses), and Arlington (Southeast Campus), with administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth at the May Owen Center. The college offers degrees and certificates in Business, Child Development/Education/Teaching, Computer Science, Radio & TV, Broadcasting, Journalism, Music, Speech and Communicaton. Offerings include day, evening, weekend, short-term, Internet and instructional television courses. The college offers Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs & Certificates of Completion, Associate in Arts Degree Programs & Certificates of Completion, Transitional Programs and Continuing Education Certificates (non-credit). The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Kaplan College-Fort Worth
    Private for-profit
    284 students | 2.30 Mi2001 Beach Street, Suite 201
    Fort Worth TX 76103
  • n/a students | 3.20 Mi3020 Lubbock
    Fort Worth TX 76109
  • Everest College-Fort Worth
    Private for-profit
    204 students | 6.30 Mi5237 N Riverside Dr Ste 100
    Fort Worth TX 76137
  • 435 students | 6.90 Mi300 E. Loop 820
    Fort Worth TX 76112
  • Everest College-Arlington
    Private for-profit
    505 students | 12.80 Mi300 Six Flags Drive
    Arlington TX 76011