Navarro College

Tel: (903)874-6501
  • An open-door, public, comprehensive, community college, Navarro College primarily serves the educational, civic, and business communities in Navarro, Ellis, Limestone, Freestone, and Leon Counties. The College also attracts students from the rest of the state of Texas, from throughout the United States, and from many other countries, welcoming students from all cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds, Navarro College is alert to the changing educational requirements of its constituency and the social and political forces at work within communities it serves and responds to these changing needs with enthusiasm, creativity, intelligence, and hard work.
School Highlights
  • Navarro College serves 9,999 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Navarro College is the only community colleges within Navarro County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Hill College (34.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 263 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Navarro College (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 263 staff 65 staff
Navarro College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,999 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,999 students 3,585 students
Navarro College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1 34:1
Navarro College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 3,944 students 932 students
Navarro College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 6,055 students 2,653 students
Navarro College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Navarro College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
900 252
Navarro College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Navarro College Asian (2007-2010)
% Hispanic
Navarro College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Navarro College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Navarro College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Navarro College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Navarro 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. 0.47 0.69
Navarro College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Navarro College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,100 $34,000
Navarro College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,388 is less than the state average of $4,255. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,828 is less than the state average of $6,425. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,388 $4,255
Navarro College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,828 $6,425
Navarro College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 84%
Navarro College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $12,447 $9,500
Navarro College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $7,215 $5,250
Navarro College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In Spring of 1946 a group of local citizens met to form a steering committee for the purpose of establishing a junior college in Navarro County. In a general election held July 16, 1946, voters approved the creation of Navarro Junior College and authorized a county tax to help finance the institution. In that same election voters chose a seven-member board of trustees to govern the College. The first students began classes in September, 1946. In 1951 the campus was moved to its present location, a 47 acre tract west of downtown Corsicana on State Highway 31. The campus has expanded to 103 acres with 23 buildings. Academic Programs are offered in Art, Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science Education, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Developmental Studies, Engineering, Physical Education, Physics and Speech. Career & Technical Programs includes Accounting, Ag Mechanization, Business Administration, Customer Service, Business Information Technology, Child Development, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Health Profession Certificate, Paralegal (Legal Assistant), Medical Lab Technology, Multimedia Technology, Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nursing, LVN-RN Bridge, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Paramedic. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,255 per year for in-state students and $6,425 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,619 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.