North Central Texas College: Review & Facts

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North Central Texas College is a large two-year, public school with 9,620 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1924 and is the only college located in Gainesville, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
At North Central Texas College you can receive your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

North Central Texas College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Management, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
44%
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 usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

North Central Texas College student retention rate is very low at 44% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at North Central Texas College is very low: 19%. Around 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at NCTC is reasonable, 22:1. Learn more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, around $4,200 a year. The additional fees at North Central Texas College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $700; this comes to a total of $4,900 annually.

Read the details about North 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
This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at North Central Texas College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (940) 668-7731 or check North Central Texas College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,700
Low
North Central Texas College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, 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 North 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.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
North Central Texas College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 200 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low: approximately $1,700 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at North 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
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, North Central Texas College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Central Texas College Location and Maps



Post Address: North Central Texas College, 1525 W California Street, Gainesville, Texas 76240-4699, USA
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