Collin County Community College District Photo #2 - The rotunda of the Central Park Campus library in McKinney.
- Collin College is a student and community centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character, and challenging the intellect.
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)
Collin County Community College District ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 1,726 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
Collin County Community College District
(TX) Community College Avg.
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
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
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- 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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