Tarrant County College District

Tel: (817)515-5100
50,981 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 50,981 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Tarrant County College District is one of 8 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 1,120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Tarrant County 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 1,120 staff
61 staff
Tarrant County College District Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 50,981 has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 50,981 students 1,296 students
Tarrant County College District Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1
Tarrant County College District Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 17,420 students
814 students
Tarrant County College District Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 33,561 students
1,040 students
Tarrant County College District Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Tarrant County College District Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Tarrant County College District American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Tarrant County College District Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Tarrant County College District Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Tarrant County College District Black (2006-2013)
% White
Tarrant County College District White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Tarrant County College District Unknown (2007-2013)
% Non Resident races
Tarrant County College District Non Resident (2006-2013)
Tarrant County College District 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. 0.69 0.68
Tarrant County College District Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,064 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,920 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,064 $5,660
Tarrant County College District In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,920 $10,250
Tarrant County College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
Tarrant County College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

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