• 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 35,390 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 35,390 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,344
  • Out-state tuition: $4,144
  • Student:teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Minority enrollment: 50%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,726 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
Collin County Community College District
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,726 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Collin County Community College District has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The Collin County Community College District diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
35,390 students
4,541 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
10,758 students
1,289 students
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# Part-Time Students
24,632 students
3,252 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
216 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
10,758 students
1,266 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
24,632 students
3,252 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
237 students
251 students
% Asian
11%
5%
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% Hispanic
19%
46%
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% Black
10%
12%
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% White
50%
30%
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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
2%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.69
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
16%
22.76%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
21.09%
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,400
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,344 is less than the state average of $3,626. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,144 is less than the state average of $5,997. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,344
$3,626
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,144
$5,997
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
49%
83%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Collin County Community College District and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$7,560
$10,765
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Collin County Community College District and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,000
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Collin County Community College District cost?

Collin County Community College District's tuition is approximately $2,344 for In-State students and $4,144 for Out-State students.

What is Collin County Community College District's ranking?

Collin County Community College District ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 35,390 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,344
  • Out-state tuition: $4,144
  • Student:teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Minority enrollment: 50%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,626 per year for in-state students and $5,997 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,068 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 76%. 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 0.70. The most diverse community college in Texas is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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