Texarkana College

Tel: (903)823-3456
4,061 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Texarkana College serves 4,061 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
Texarkana College is the only community colleges within Bowie County, TX.
The nearest community college is University of Arkansas Community College-Hope (31.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 122 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Texarkana College (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 122 staff 65 staff
Texarkana College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 4,061 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,061 students 1,394 students
Texarkana College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 34:1
Texarkana College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,506 students 932 students
Texarkana College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,555 students 2,653 students
Texarkana College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Texarkana College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
9 241
% Asian
Texarkana College Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
Texarkana College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Texarkana College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Texarkana College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Texarkana College More (2010-2014)
Texarkana College 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. 0.52 0.69
Texarkana College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,460 is more than the state average of $3,168. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,840 is more than the state average of $4,242. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,460 $3,168
Texarkana College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,840 $4,242
Texarkana College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 85%
Texarkana College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,168 per year for in-state students and $4,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,322 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.