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).

Top Placements

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
    This chart display total faculty of Tallahassee Community College and community college average number of faculty in FL by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.

    Student Body

    • The student population of Tallahassee Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 36:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
    Total Enrollment12,400 students1,142 students
    This chart display the total enrollment of Tallahassee Community College and community college average number of enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Student : Teacher Ratio25:138:1
    This chart display the student staff ratio of Tallahassee Community College and community college average student staff ratio of FL by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
    # Full-Time Students5,952 students487 students
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    # Part-Time Students6,448 students655 students
    This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Tallahassee Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Tallahassee Community College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    1%
    -
    % Asian
    3%
    2%
    This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tallahassee Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Hispanic
    31%
    24%
    This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tallahassee Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Black
    13%
    17%
    This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tallahassee Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % White
    48%
    69%
    This chart display the percentage of White students in Tallahassee Community College and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Two or more races
    4%
    2%
    This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Tallahassee Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Non Resident races
    -
    2%
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    This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tallahassee Community College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
    Diversity Score0.630.60
    This chart display the diversity score of Tallahassee Community College and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    College Completion Rate
    32%
    59%
    This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Tallahassee Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$30,300
    This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Tallahassee Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%91%
      This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Tallahassee Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
      Median Debt for Graduates$10,250$11,875
      This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Tallahassee Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
      Median Debt for Dropouts$5,750$6,334
      This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Tallahassee Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
      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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