Tallahassee Community College

  • Tallahassee Community College is one of the nation`s top community colleges. Every semester, more than 14,000 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. TCC serves the counties of Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla in Florida`s Big Bend region.
School Highlights
  • Tallahassee Community College serves 13,477 students (48% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Tallahassee Community College is the only community colleges within Leon County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Bainbridge State College (34.10 miles away).

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- staff38 staff
    Tallahassee Community College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The student population of 13,477 has declined by 5% over five years.
    • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
    Total Enrollment13,477 students1,230 students
    Tallahassee Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio0:138:1
    Tallahassee Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
    # Full-Time Students6,451 students537 students
    Tallahassee Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    # Part-Time Students7,026 students693 students
    Tallahassee Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
    Tallahassee Community College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
    % 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)
    % Unknown races
    Tallahassee Community College Unknown (2007-2016)
    Tallahassee Community College Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
    Diversity Score0.630.70
    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$30,800
    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)


      Total Sports Offered3 sports
      SportsBaseball, Basketball, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,


      Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
      ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
      African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Black Student Union, Brain Bowl, Eagle Business Society, Engineering Club, Honors Club, Philosophy Club, Socrates Cafe, TCC Cheerleaders, TCC Dance Company

      Arts and Music Programs:
      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, TheatreTCC!
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      School Notes

      • TCC is the college experience you`ve been looking for.
      • Tallahassee Community College is one of the nation`s top community colleges. Every semester, more than 14,000 students choose TCC as the next step in their education. Many are preparing for transfer to a university (nearly 75 percent of our A.A. graduates go on to study at state universities in Florida). Others are learning the skills they need to move directly into rewarding careers in healthcare, law enforcement, computer programming and other growing fields.
      • TCC offers many transfer options across the state for those whose academic plans include a bachelor`s degree or higher. These include our Golden Guarantee Programs, University Partners and other transfer options.
      • TCC is dedicated to helping you succeed. To help you succeed in the classroom, our 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. To help you succeed after graduation, TCC`s Career Center offers services including professional development workshops, resume/cover letter assistance and internship opportunities.   
      • TCC isn`t content to stand still. The world is changing, the workforce is changing, and TCC changes and grows to meet the needs of our students. Sometimes the growth may seem subtle-such as creating new ways to connect with students through original programing on our YouTube and cable channels. In other ways, our growth is dramatic, like the development of our new Wakulla Environmental Institute. Yet all of our new initiatives, programs and facilities work towards one overarching goal: student success.
      • Tallahassee is an ideal 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 of 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.

      Nearby Schools

      • College Location Mi. Students
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        Madison FL  32340
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      For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,233 per year for in-state students and $11,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,011 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

      The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

      Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.