Cisco College

101 College Heights
Cisco, TX 76437
Tel: (254)442-5000
  • Cisco College seeks to encourage life-long learning and enhance the quality of life in the communities it serves by maintaining an open-door admissions policy and providing a comprehensive array of learning, service, and life experiences that will motivate and challenge students. In order to meet the needs of a diverse constituency, the College offers a variety of programs and courses in academic higher education, workforce development, and personal growth development. Faculty participate in continued professional development with a commitment to research and innovation as a basis for curriculum development. Associate’s degrees designed for transfer to a university, associate’s degrees and certificates designed for direct entry into the workforce, and opportunities for job skills continuing education and personal life enrichment are all a part of the dynamic offerings found at Cisco College.
School Highlights
  • Cisco College serves 3,608 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Cisco College is one of 2 community colleges within Eastland County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Ranger College (18.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Cisco 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 Public
Total Faculty 124 staff 65 staff
Cisco College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,608 has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,608 students 3,585 students
Cisco College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 34:1
Cisco College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,638 students 932 students
Cisco College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,970 students 2,653 students
Cisco College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cisco College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
357 252
Cisco College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Cisco College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Cisco College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Cisco College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Cisco College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Cisco College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Cisco College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Cisco 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. 0.56 0.69
Cisco College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Cisco College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,900 $34,000
Cisco College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is more than the state average of $4,255. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $6,425. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $4,255
Cisco College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $6,425
Cisco College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87% 84%
Cisco College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,750 $9,500
Cisco College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $5,250
Cisco College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • On May 8, 1939, after months of planning and consultation with state officials, Cisco citizens succeeded in getting enacted into legislation a bill which created Cisco Junior College as a part of the Cisco Independent School District. R.N. Cluck, superintendent of Cisco schools, who had devoted years to the project, became its first president. Randolph College properties were purchased, the college was formally opened in September, 1939, and the first students were received in 1940. Such was the success of this venture that in 1956 the college was separated from the public schools, and a Board of Regents was elected. Since that time the high-quality, low-cost, state-supported educational programs have enabled Cisco Junior College to satisfy the needs of students from its service area and from across Texas. Cisco Junior College is dedicated to providing quality education to its students by a competent and caring faculty. A comprehensive program of knowledge, skills, and experiences is provided through curricula for academic transfer, career preparation, and continuing adult education. In support of this educational mission, the College promotes student success through a program of placement assessment, skill development, and a comprehensive program of student services. Cisco Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate level degree.

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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 $14,619 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.