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 8,173 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 430 teachers has grown by 76% over five years.
Navarro College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty430 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Navarro College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The Navarro College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,173 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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# Full-Time Students2,919 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students5,254 students3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
861 students251 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
19%
47%
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% Black
16%
12%
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% White
58%
29%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.68
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College Completion Rate
22%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,388 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,828 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,388$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,828$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid63%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,710$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,250$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Navarro College is Hill College (34.8 miles away).
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  • 4,600 students | 34.80 Mi112 Lamar Dr
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 659-7500
    34.804,600
  • 6,233 students | 38.40 Mi100 Cardinal Drive
    Athens, TX 75751
    (903) 675-6200
    38.406,233
  • 8,786 students | 41.20 Mi3030 North Dallas Ave
    Lancaster, TX 75134
    (972) 860-8201
    41.208,786
  • 10,720 students | 45.80 Mi3801 Campus Drive
    Waco, TX 76705
    (800) 792-8784
    45.8010,720
  • Southwestern Christian College
    Private not-for-profit
    106 students | 47.30 Mi200 Bowser Circle
    Terrell, TX 75160
    (972) 524-3341
    47.30106
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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.