Central Texas College

6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549-4199
Tel: (254)526-7161
School Highlights
  • Central Texas College serves 20,547 students (23% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Central Texas College is one of 2 community colleges within Bell County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Temple College (24.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 638 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Central Texas College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty638 staff76 staff
Central Texas College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 20,547 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment20,547 students3,921 students
Central Texas College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:135:1
Central Texas College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,789 students1,055 students
Central Texas College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students15,758 students2,866 students
Central Texas College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central Texas College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Central Texas College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Central Texas College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Central Texas College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Central Texas College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Central Texas College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Central Texas College Hawaiian (2008-2009)
% Two or more races
Central Texas College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Central Texas College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Central Texas College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.740.69
Central Texas College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Central Texas College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,400$34,000
Central Texas College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,790 is less than the state average of $4,070. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,270 is equal to the state average of $6,270. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,790$4,070
Central Texas College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,270$6,270
Central Texas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%83%
Central Texas College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$9,500
Central Texas College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,250
Central Texas College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,070 per year for in-state students and $6,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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Texas community colleges have a diversity score 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.