Texas State Technical College-Waco

  • TSTC Waco is part of the Texas State Technical College System, a public coeducational institution of higher education offering courses of study in technical education leading to the award of Certificates and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
School Highlights
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco serves 4,114 students (66% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco is one of 2 community colleges within Mclennan County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Texas State Technical College-Waco is McLennan Community College (6.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Texas State Technical College-Waco places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 251 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Texas State Technical College-Waco(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty251 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Texas State Technical College-Waco has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Texas State Technical College-Waco diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,114 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:135:1
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# Full-Time Students2,734 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students1,380 students2,866 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,836252
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
20%
37%
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% Black
11%
13%
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% White
63%
39%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.69
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College Completion Rate
26%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,500$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,342 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,200 is more than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,342$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,200$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,666$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,015
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Texas State Technical College (TSTC) was established in 1965 as the James Connally Technical Institute (JCTI) of Texas A&M University to meet the state's evolving workforce needs. This college was located in Central Texas at the former James Connally Air Force Base in Waco. In 1967, JCTI expanded to include a South Texas campus in Harlingen. In 1969, the colleges separated from Texas A&M University and became an independent state system, with the name Texas State Technical Institute (TSTI) and its own Board of Regents. Additional campuses were created in 1970 in Amarillo in the Panhandle of Texas and in Sweetwater in West Texas. As the demand for quality technical education continued to grow, extension centers were established in McAllen (1983), Abilene (1985), Breckenridge (1989), Brownwood (1991), and Marshall (1991). In 1991, TSTI was renamed Texas State Technical College (TSTC). In 1999, the extension center in Marshall became an independent college of the system. The college is nationally recognized for the number and quality of our technology graduates. TSTC Waco offers more than 100 associate's degree and hands-on instruction utilizing industry standard equipment that will prepare you for success in your career in agriculture; information technology and telecommunications; engineering and manufacturing; health and science; business, commerce and service; and transportation and aviation. TSTC Waco offers more than 100 technical associate's degree and certificate programs providing you with a world of technology at your fingertips. TSTC students enroll in courses that offer extensive hands-on experience in laboratories housing industry standard equipment. In technical courses, students spend almost 60 percent of their educational time in laboratories, learning by doing. Texas State Technical College Waco is accredited to award Associate of Applied Science degrees and Certificates of Completion by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
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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.