Navarro College

  • 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 8,601 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 68%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 263 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Navarro College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty263 staff121 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Navarro College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The Navarro College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,601 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:137:1
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# Full-Time Students3,127 students1,302 students
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# Part-Time Students5,474 students3,318 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-249
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
20%
42%
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% Black
19%
13%
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% White
54%
32%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.70
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College Completion Rate
19%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$33,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,388 is less than the state average of $3,572. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,828 is less than the state average of $5,976. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,388$3,572
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,828$5,976
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid67%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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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The nearest community college to Navarro College is Hill College (34.8 miles away).
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