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 34:1.
  • 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 34% over five years.
Central Texas College (TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 638 staff 65 staff
Central Texas College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 20,547 has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 48:1 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 Enrollment 20,547 students 3,585 students
Central Texas College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 34:1
Central Texas College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 4,789 students 932 students
Central Texas College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 15,758 students 2,653 students
Central Texas College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central Texas College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
- 252
Central Texas College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
Central Texas College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
16%
37%
Central Texas College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
27%
13%
Central Texas College Black (2007-2016)
% White
38%
39%
Central Texas College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
2%
-
Central Texas College Hawaiian (2008-2009)
% Two or more races
10%
2%
Central Texas College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
Central Texas College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Central Texas 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. 0.74 0.69
Central Texas College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
8%
21%
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 $4,255. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,270 is less than the state average of $6,425. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,790 $4,255
Central Texas College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,270 $6,425
Central Texas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73% 84%
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

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 5,200 students | 24.00 Mi2600 S 1st St
    Temple TX  76504
    (254)298-8282
    24.005,200
  • 207 students | 46.50 Mi13801 Burnet Road, Suite 300
    Austin TX  78727
    (512)651-4700
    46.50207
  • 8,294 students | 47.60 Mi1400 College Dr
    Waco TX  76708
    (254)299-8622
    47.608,294
  • 643 students | 49.00 Mi3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
    Austin TX  78758
    (888)553-2433
    49.00643
  • 4,114 students | 53.60 Mi3801 Campus Drive
    Waco TX  76705
    (800)792-8784
    53.604,114
All school names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders. This school is not affiliated with Community College Review and has not endorsed, approved or sponsored this website or directory listing in any manner.
Recent Articles
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.
Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,255 per year for in-state students and $6,425 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,508 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.