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 declined by 9% 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
Tarrant County College District Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 50,595 has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 50,595 students 1,394 students
Tarrant County College District Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1 34:1
Tarrant County College District Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 15,764 students 932 students
Tarrant County College District Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 34,831 students 2,653 students
Tarrant County College District Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Tarrant County College District Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
7%
4%
Tarrant County College District Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
23%
37%
Tarrant County College District Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
16%
13%
Tarrant County College District Black (2006-2014)
% White
50%
39%
Tarrant County College District White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Tarrant County College District More (2013-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Tarrant County College District Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Tarrant County College District Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.67 0.69
Tarrant County College District Diversity Score (2006-2014)

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
Tarrant County College District In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,512 $4,242
Tarrant County College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77% 85%
Tarrant County College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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
    Pivate, for profit
    284 students | 2.30 Mi2001 Beach Street, Suite 201
    Fort Worth TX  76103
    (817)413-2000
    2.30284
  • n/a students | 3.20 Mi3020 Lubbock
    Fort Worth TX  76109
    (817)923-8459
    3.20n/a
  • Everest College-Fort Worth
    Pivate, for profit
    204 students | 6.30 Mi5237 N Riverside Dr Ste 100
    Fort Worth TX  76137
    (817)838-3000
    6.30204
  • 435 students | 6.90 Mi300 E. Loop 820
    Fort Worth TX  76112
    (817)451-0017
    6.90435
  • Everest College-Arlington
    Pivate, for profit
    505 students | 12.80 Mi300 Six Flags Drive
    Arlington TX  76011
    (817)652-7790
    12.80505