6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

Central Texas College serves 16,719 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 16,719 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,790
  • Out-state tuition: $6,270
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 68%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Central Texas College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,080 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Central Texas College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,080 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Central Texas College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Central Texas College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
16,719 students
4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,953 students
1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students
11,766 students
3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
95 students
251 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
27%
47%
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% Black
26%
12%
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% White
32%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.75
0.68
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College Completion Rate
17%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,400
$34,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Central Texas College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of TX by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,790 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,270 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,790
$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,270
$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
72%
82%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Central Texas College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$6,349
$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Central Texas College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Central Texas College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 16,719 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,790
  • Out-state tuition: $6,270
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 68%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,287 per year for in-state students and $6,528 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,663 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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