Kilgore College

Tel: (903)984-8531
School Highlights
  • Kilgore College serves 5,768 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Kilgore College is the only community colleges within Gregg County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Tyler Junior College (23.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 238 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Kilgore College(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty238 staff76 staff
Kilgore College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,768 has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,768 students3,921 students
Kilgore College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:135:1
Kilgore College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,586 students1,055 students
Kilgore College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,182 students2,866 students
Kilgore College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kilgore College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Kilgore College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Kilgore College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
Kilgore College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kilgore College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kilgore College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Kilgore College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Kilgore College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Kilgore College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.510.69
Kilgore College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kilgore College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,300$34,000
Kilgore College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,048 is less than the state average of $4,070. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,248 is less than the state average of $6,270. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,048$4,070
Kilgore College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,248$6,270
Kilgore College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%83%
Kilgore College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$9,500
Kilgore College Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,250
Kilgore College Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,070 per year for in-state students and $6,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.