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 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
    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
    % Asian
    Tallahassee Community College Asian (2007-2016)
    % Hispanic
    Tallahassee Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
    % Black
    Tallahassee Community College Black (2007-2016)
    % White
    Tallahassee Community College White (2007-2016)
    % Two or more races
    Tallahassee Community College More (2011-2016)
    % Non Resident races
    Tallahassee Community College Non Resident (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
    Tallahassee Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$30,300
    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$11,875
      Tallahassee Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
      Median Debt for Dropouts$5,750$6,334
      Tallahassee Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2010-2015)
      Acceptance Rate100%86%


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


      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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