Tarrant County College District: Review & Facts

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Tarrant County College District is a very large two-year, public school with 51,690 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is one of the 12 schools located in Fort Worth, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Tarrant County College District.

Tarrant County College District deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Computer Science, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Tarrant County College District is relatively low at 62% (below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
26 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Tarrant County College District is very low: 15%. Nearly 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Tarrant County College District is a bit disappointing - 26:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,000
Low
Average tuition prices are low - about $5,000 a year.

Read the details about Tarrant County College District 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, 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) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Tarrant County College District and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (817) 515-8223 or check Tarrant County College District Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Tarrant County College District provides a distance learning option 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 Tarrant County College District, 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
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Tarrant County College District.

Based on the college crime information, Tarrant County College District seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Tarrant County College District Location and Maps



Post Address: Tarrant County College District, 1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524, USA
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