• 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 43,000 students (20% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 43,000 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,064
  • Out-state tuition: $4,920
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Tarrant County College District ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 2,930 teachers has grown by 151% over five years.
Tarrant County College District
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
2,930 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Tarrant County College District has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Tarrant County College District diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
43,000 students
3,674 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
8,643 students
1,289 students
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# Part-Time Students
34,357 students
3,252 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
326 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
8,643 students
1,266 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
34,357 students
3,252 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
251 students
% Asian
6%
5%
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% Hispanic
34%
46%
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% Black
16%
12%
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% White
37%
30%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.72
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
26.51%
2.75%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,600
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,064 is less than the state average of $3,626. The in-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,920 is less than the state average of $5,997. The out-state tuition has declined by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,064
$3,626
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,920
$5,997
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Tarrant County College District and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Per sem. hr. for in-
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
68%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,834
$10,765
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Tarrant County College District cost?

Tarrant County College District's tuition is approximately $2,064 for In-State students and $4,920 for Out-State students.

What is Tarrant County College District's ranking?

Tarrant County College District ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Diversity in US community colleges and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 43,000 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,064
  • Out-state tuition: $4,920
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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