Collin County Community College District

  • Collin College is a student and community centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character, and challenging the intellect.

School Highlights

Collin County Community College District serves 33,668 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 68%.

Top Rankings

Collin County Community College District ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 738 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Collin County Community College District(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate'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 Faculty738 staff121 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Collin County Community College District has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
The Collin County Community College District diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment33,668 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio46:137:1
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# Full-Time Students10,662 students1,302 students
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# Part-Time Students23,006 students3,318 students
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% Asian
12%
5%
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% Hispanic
18%
42%
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% Black
12%
13%
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% White
48%
32%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.70
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College Completion Rate
16%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,400$33,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,344 is less than the state average of $3,929. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,144 is less than the state average of $6,264. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,344$3,929
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,144$6,264
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid41%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Since offering its first classes at area high schools in 1985, Collin College has expanded to serve more than 51,000 credit and continuing education students each year. The only public college in the county, Collin College offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With six locations, Collin College has firmly established itself as the premier academic institute of North Texas. Collin College offers a variety of plans designed to prepare students for a college or university degree. Some options include pursuing an associate degree, completing the core curriculum or a field of study, or beginning coursework in a pre-professional program. The associate of arts, associate of applied science, associate of arts in teaching and associate of science degrees are designed for students planning to transfer course credits to a baccalaureate degree program at a college or university. In addition to core curriculum, Collin offers extensive training in the health professions and public service fields, including nursing, respiratory therapy, dental hygiene, emergency medical services, fire science, and law enforcement. Certificates can be earned in a wide range of high-tech fields, as well. Augmenting the computer networking technology program, Collin is one of six national Cisco Certified Training Centers. The Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development (CYC) opened in 1993. Located on Preston Park Boulevard in Plano near the intersection of Park and Preston, the CYC complex houses the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division, the Small Business Development Center and the Business Solutions Group, which provides customized training to area businesses. Courses offered at CYC include career development, real estate, contract and corporate training, and Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL). Collin County Community College District is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Collin County Community College District is Vista College-Online (16.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Vista College-Online
    Private for-profit
    768 students | 16.20 Mi300 N. Coit Rd, Suite 300
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (972) 733-3431
    16.20768
  • 20,032 students | 17.40 Mi12800 Abrams Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (972) 238-6100
    17.4020,032
  • 13,726 students | 20.20 Mi3939 Valley View Ln
    Farmers Branch, TX 75244
    (972) 860-4700
    20.2013,726
  • Remington College-Dallas Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    779 students | 20.90 Mi1800 Eastgate Dr
    Garland, TX 75041
    (972) 686-7878
    20.90779
  • 661 students | 21.60 Mi8080 Park Lane, Suite 100
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (214) 692-8080
    21.60661
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Did You Know?
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The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.