Cisco College

  • 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 3,563 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 250 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Cisco College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty250 staff262 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Cisco College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Cisco College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,563 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,421 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students2,142 students3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
357251
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
27%
47%
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% Black
7%
12%
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% White
58%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.68
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College Completion Rate
20%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,900$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,260$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,260$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,750$9,584
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Cisco College is Ranger College (17.8 miles away).
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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.