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 50,595 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Tarrant County College District is one of 5 community colleges within Tarrant County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Tarrant County College District is The College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More (3.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 1,166 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Tarrant County College District(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty1,166 staff76 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 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Tarrant County College District diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment50,595 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:135:1
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# Full-Time Students15,764 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students34,831 students2,866 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Tarrant County College District.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of TX.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
7%
4%
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% Hispanic
23%
37%
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% Black
16%
13%
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% White
50%
39%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.69
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College Completion Rate
10%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,600$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,064 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,920 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,064$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,920$6,207
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Tuition NotesPer sem. hr. for in-
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%83%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Tarrant County College District and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$8,700$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Tarrant County College District and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,369$5,015
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Tarrant County College District and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $6,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.