• 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 11,245 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 11,245 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 995 teachers has grown by 170% over five years.
Tallahassee Community College
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
995 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Tallahassee Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The Tallahassee Community College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,245 students
1,232 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
5,738 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,507 students
2,000 students
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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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
896 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
5,738 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,507 students
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
14%
29%
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% Black
25%
16%
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% White
53%
41%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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 Score
0.64
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Tallahassee Community College and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
32%
55%
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.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
14.39%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,100
$31,500
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.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
71%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,167
$9,750
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,830
$5,500
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 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
86%
This chart display the percent admitted of Tallahassee Community College and the community college average percent admitted of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports
Sports
Baseball, 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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Tallahassee Community College?

The acceptance rate of Tallahassee Community College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 86%.

What sports does Tallahassee Community College offer?

Tallahassee Community College offers 4 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country and Softball.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 11,245 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Verified school update

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