Tarrant County College District

Tel: (817)515-8223
  • 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 6 community colleges within Tarrant County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Fort Worth (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 1,166 teachers has declined by 11% 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
Tarrant County College District Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 50,595 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment50,595 students3,921 students
Tarrant County College District Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:135:1
Tarrant County College District Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students15,764 students1,055 students
Tarrant County College District Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students34,831 students2,866 students
Tarrant County College District Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Tarrant County College District Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Tarrant County College District Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Tarrant County College District Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Tarrant County College District Black (2007-2016)
% White
Tarrant County College District White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Tarrant County College District More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
Tarrant County College District Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Tarrant County College District Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.69
Tarrant County College District Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Tarrant County College District Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,600$34,000
Tarrant County College District Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,064 is less than the state average of $4,070. 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 $6,270. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,064$4,070
Tarrant County College District In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,920$6,270
Tarrant County College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesPer sem. hr. for in-
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%83%
Tarrant County College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,700$9,500
Tarrant County College District Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,369$5,250
Tarrant County College District Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Kaplan College-Fort Worth
    Private, for profit
    284 students | 2.30 Mi2001 Beach Street, Suite 201
    Fort Worth TX  76103
  • n/a students | 3.20 Mi3020 Lubbock
    Fort Worth TX  76109
  • Everest College-Fort Worth
    Private, for profit
    204 students | 6.30 Mi5237 N Riverside Dr Ste 100
    Fort Worth TX  76137
  • 435 students | 6.90 Mi300 E. Loop 820
    Fort Worth TX  76112
  • Everest College-Arlington
    Private, for profit
    505 students | 12.80 Mi300 Six Flags Drive
    Arlington TX  76011
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Did You Know?
Fort Worth community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Fort Worth is Remington College-Fort Worth Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.