Texas State Technical College Harlingen: Review & Facts

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Texas State Technical College Harlingen is a medium two-year, public school with 5,510 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Harlingen, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Texas State Technical College Harlingen will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

TSTC Harlingen implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Dental, Industrial Technologies, Computer Science, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
40%
The student retention rate at Texas State Technical College Harlingen is very low at 40% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Texas State Technical College Harlingen is low: 30%. About 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Texas State Technical College Harlingen is reasonably decent: 20:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,900
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median - around $9,200 a year. The additional fees at Texas State Technical College Harlingen beyond tuition are approximately $1,700, which comes to $10,900 per year.

Read the details about Texas State Technical College Harlingen additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Texas State Technical College Harlingen will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Texas State Technical College Harlingen and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (956) 364-4000 or check Texas State Technical College Harlingen Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,200
Texas State Technical College Harlingen provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Texas State Technical College Harlingen, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Texas State Technical College Harlingen offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $2,200 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Texas State Technical College Harlingen seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Texas State Technical College Harlingen Location and Maps



Post Address: Texas State Technical College Harlingen, 1902 North Loop 499, Harlingen, Texas 78550-3697, USA
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