Central Texas College: Review & Facts

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Central Texas College is a very large two-year, public school with 19,565 students enrolled. This college was established in 1965 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Killeen, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Central Texas College.

Central Texas College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
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 would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Central Texas College student retention rate is low at 54% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Central Texas College is very low - 10%. Nearly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Texas College is decent, 16:1. Learn more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,900
Low
Average tuition costs are low - around $6,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Central Texas College (not included in tuition costs) are around $400, which totals $6,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Central Texas College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (254) 526-7161 or check Central Texas College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Central Texas College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Texas College, 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Central Texas College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Central Texas College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Central Texas College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Texas College Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Texas College, 6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199, USA
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