Central Texas College

6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Central Texas College serves 10,173 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 10,173 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,790
  • Out-state tuition: $6,270
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 67%
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Central Texas College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
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 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Central Texas College diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,173 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,109 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
8,064 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
901 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,109 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
8,064 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
50 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
95 students
252 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
4%
5%
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% Hispanic
26%
46%
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% Black
27%
12%
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% White
33%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
6%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.74
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
15%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,400
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,790 is less than the state average of $4,390. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,270 is less than the state average of $6,601. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,790
$4,390
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,270
$6,601
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
71%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,250
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Central Texas College cost?
Central Texas College's tuition is approximately $2,790 for In-State students and $6,270 for Out-State students.
What is Central Texas College's ranking?
Central Texas College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Diversity in US community colleges and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 10,173 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,790
  • Out-state tuition: $6,270
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 67%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,390 per year for in-state students and $6,601 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,943 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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