Tarrant County College District

  • Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County. Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.

School Highlights

Tarrant County College District serves 50,519 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is same as the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Tarrant County College District ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 2,930 teachers has grown by 127% over five years.
Tarrant County College District(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty2,930 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Tarrant County College District has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The Tarrant County College District diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment50,519 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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# Full-Time Students13,560 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students36,959 students3,460 students
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% Asian
6%
5%
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% Hispanic
37%
47%
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% Black
17%
12%
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% White
34%
29%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.68
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College Completion Rate
19%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,600$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,064 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,920 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,064$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,920$6,528
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Tuition NotesPer sem. hr. for in-
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid62%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,293$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,448$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Tarrant County College serves the citizens of Tarrant County, Texas. The college has five major campuses in the cities of Hurst (Northeast Campus), Fort Worth (Northwest, South and Trinity River campuses), and Arlington (Southeast Campus), with administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth at the May Owen Center. The college offers degrees and certificates in Business, Child Development/Education/Teaching, Computer Science, Radio & TV, Broadcasting, Journalism, Music, Speech and Communicaton. Offerings include day, evening, weekend, short-term, Internet and instructional television courses. The college offers Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs & Certificates of Completion, Associate in Arts Degree Programs & Certificates of Completion, Transitional Programs and Continuing Education Certificates (non-credit). The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Tarrant County College District is The College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More (3.2 miles away).
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