Grayson College

  • Grayson County College, recognizing its interdependence with various communities, is committed to meeting lifelong learning needs through learner-centered instruction and services that promote economic development and cultural enrichment.

School Highlights

Grayson College serves 4,438 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Grayson College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 400 teachers has grown by 98% over five years.
Grayson College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty400 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Grayson College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Grayson College diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,438 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,540 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students2,898 students3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-251 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
-
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
13%
47%
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% Black
8%
12%
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% White
68%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
-
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.68
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College Completion Rate
24%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,000$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,544 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,648 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,544$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,648$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,250$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,939$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Grayson County College, as the community's college, embraces lifelong learning focused on educational, cultural, social, and public service activities designed to tangibly enrich the individual and our community. The purpose of Grayson County College is to provide Technical programs, Vocational programs leading directly to employment, Freshman and sophomore courses in arts and sciences, Continuing adult education and community service programs, Developmental education programs, a continuing program of counseling and guidance designed to assist studentsand Workforce development programs. The college offers Associate of Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching and Associate of Applied Science degrees and certificates. Grayson County College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Grayson College is North Central Texas College (32.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 9,577 students | 32.50 Mi1525 W California Street
    Gainesville, TX 76240
    (940) 668-7731
    32.509,577
  • 35,132 students | 37.80 Mi3452 Spur 399
    McKinney, TX 75069
    (972) 881-5790
    37.8035,132
  • 2,083 students | 39.40 MiOne Murray Campus
    Tishomingo, OK 73460
    (580) 387-7000
    39.402,083
  • 703 students | 52.90 Mi300 N. Coit Rd, Suite 300
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (972) 733-3431
    52.90703
  • 20,548 students | 54.90 Mi12800 Abrams Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (972) 238-6100
    54.9020,548
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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.