Tallahassee Community College

  • Tallahassee Community College is one of the nation`s top community colleges. Every semester, more than 12,000 students choose TCC as the next step in their education. Many are preparing for transfer to one of Florida`s state universities. Others are learning the skills they need to move directly into rewarding careers in healthcare, public safety, information technology and other growing fields.
School Highlights
  • Tallahassee Community College serves 12,400 students (48% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Tallahassee Community College is the only community colleges within Leon County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Tallahassee Community College is Bainbridge State College (34.1 miles away).
  • TCC again takes top spot in Florida for employment results - 07/23/2018 - For the second consecutive year, Tallahassee Community College has been recognized as Florida`s top two-year college based on employment rates for students 10 years after graduation. The rankings were published by Zippia.com.

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Tallahassee Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

    Tallahassee Community College(FL) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
    Total Faculty- staff37 staff
    Tallahassee Community College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The student population of Tallahassee Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
    • The Tallahassee Community College diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
    Total Enrollment12,400 students1,142 students
    Tallahassee Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio25:138:1
    Tallahassee Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
    # Full-Time Students5,952 students487 students
    Tallahassee Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    # Part-Time Students6,448 students655 students
    Tallahassee Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
    Tallahassee Community College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    1%
    -
    % Asian
    3%
    2%
    Tallahassee Community College Asian (2007-2016)
    % Hispanic
    31%
    24%
    Tallahassee Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
    % Black
    13%
    17%
    Tallahassee Community College Black (2007-2016)
    % White
    48%
    69%
    Tallahassee Community College White (2007-2016)
    % Two or more races
    4%
    2%
    Tallahassee Community College More (2011-2016)
    % Non Resident races
    -
    2%
    Tallahassee Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
    % Unknown races
    --
    Tallahassee Community College Unknown (2007-2016)
    Tallahassee Community College Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
    Diversity Score0.630.60
    Tallahassee Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
    College Completion Rate
    32%
    59%
    Tallahassee Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$30,800
    Tallahassee Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%91%
      Tallahassee Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
      Median Debt for Graduates$10,250$12,750
      Tallahassee Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2009-2015)
      Median Debt for Dropouts$5,750$6,334
      Tallahassee Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
      Acceptance Rate100%86%

      Sports

      Total Sports Offered4 sports
      SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
      Cross Country, Softball,

      Extracurriculars

      Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
      ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
      Black Student Union, Brain Bowl, Eagle Business Society, Engineering Club, Honors Club, Philosophy Club, TCC Cheerleaders, TCC Dance Company, TCC Model United Nations

      Arts and Music Programs:
      African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Big Bend Community Orchestra, Capital City Band at TCC, Curtain Call, Eyrie Literary & Art Magazine, Tallahassee Civic Chorale, TCC Forensics Team, TCC Jazz Band, The Talon Newspaper, Theatre TCC!
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      School Notes

      • Nearly 79 percent of our Associate in Arts degree graduates go on to study at a state university in Florida. Many transfer to Florida State University or Florida A & M University.
      • In 2018, for the second consecutive year, TCC was recognized by Zippia.com as Florida's top two-year college based on employment rates for students 10 years after graduation.
      • TCC offers dozens of programs that prepare students to enter rewarding careers in healthcare, law enforcement, computer programming and other growing fields-in just a year or two, or even less.
      • TCC offers many transfer options for those whose academic plans include a bachelor`s degree or higher. These include the TCC2FSU and TCC2FAMU transfer programs, plus our University Partners, which allow students to earn a bachelor's degree right here on TCC's campus.
      • TCC's Learning Commons provides one-on-one and small group tutoring, as well as study rooms, open-access computers, workshops, seminars, and technology and multi-media support.
      • TCC`s Career Center offers intership opportunities, professional development workshops, resume assistance and other services.
      • TCC offers an Honors Program, study abroad opportunities, academic teams, and special programs such as forensics, Model United Nations, theatre and much more.
      • In 2018, TCC`s Associate Degree in Nursing program was ranked #12 in Florida by RegisteredNursing.org, which compiled the rankings by analyzing R.N. exam pass rates of the 144 R.N. programs in the state.
      • The TCC Eagles partipate in six intercollegiate sports: baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, and men's and women's cross country/track.
      • The TCC Eagles are the 2018 National Junior College Athletics Association Women's Basketball National Champions.
      • In 2018, TCC was designated a Military Friendly College by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs Magazine.
      • Tallahassee is great place to live and learn. So many elements come together in Tallahassee to create a city that`s unique. Tallahassee is definitely a college town, with more than 60,000 students studying at Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College. It`s also the state capital-home to Florida`s government and the center of its politics. Tallahassee`s southern charm welcomes students from around the state and around the world, and the region`s natural beauty and biodiversity offers year-round opportunities to create lasting memories.

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