Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Central Texas College

Find Schools Near

Central Texas College Overview

Central Texas College is a public institution located in Killeen, Texas. Killeen is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Central Texas College Known For?

3,967 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Central Texas College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Best Schools

Central Texas College Rankings

We have ranked Central Texas College as #62 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Central Texas College also holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Central Texas College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#241 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Central Texas College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Public Administration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Military Applied Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Military Technologies & Applied Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Central Texas College?

Location of Central Texas College

Contact details for Central Texas College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, TX 76549-4199
Phone: 254-526-7161
Website: www.ctcd.edu

How Do I Get Into Central Texas College?

You can apply to Central Texas College online at: ctc4me.force.com/apply/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2Fapply%2FTargetX_Portal__PB

Central Texas College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Central Texas College?

15% Take Out Loans
16.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Texas College, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $5,204 a year. That adds up to $20,816 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Texas College is 16.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Central Texas College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,953 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 16,719 undergraduate students at Central Texas College, with 4,953 being full-time and 11,766 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Central Texas College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,953 full-time undergraduates at Central Texas College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Central Texas College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central Texas College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Central Texas College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 150
Black or African American 1,330
Hispanic or Latino 1,361
White 1,519
International Students 39
Other Races/Ethnicities 554

Over 8 countries are represented at Central Texas College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, South Korea, and Pakistan.

Online Learning at Central Texas College

6,741 Took All Classes Online
9,238 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,238 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Central Texas College has changed over the last few years.

undefined

This school is the 5th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Central Texas College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central Texas College was -2.6%. This is the #2,361 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Central Texas College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Central Texas College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Support & Assistant Services 7%
Education 16%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 67%
General Social Sciences 19%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 35%
Health Professions 22%
Hospitality Management 11%
Information Technology 25%
Legal Professions 3%
Legal Support Services 3%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 12%
Liberal Arts General Studies 12%
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 67%
Mathematics 10%
Mathematics & Statistics 10%
Mental & Social Health Services 2%
Social Sciences 19%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Central Texas College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Central Texas College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Military Applied Sciences #2
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #11
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #16
Data Processing #27
Mathematics #39
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #46
General Social Sciences #52
Hospitality Management #60
Mathematics & Statistics #61
Mental & Social Health Services #70
Computer Programming #86
Legal Support Services #88
Public Administration #103
Legal Professions #120
Information Technology #140
Business Support & Assistant Services #159
Human Development & Family Studies #159
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #189
General Business/Commerce #194
Social Sciences #213
Public Administration & Social Service #225
Teacher Education Grade Specific #299
Health & Medical Administrative Services #374
Criminal Justice & Corrections #438
Computer & Information Sciences #453
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #497

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Central Texas College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2,338 0 2,338
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 114 68 182
Military Applied Sciences 0 146 0 146
Hospitality Management 48 60 20 128
General Business/Commerce 0 119 0 119
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 37 43 84
Public Administration 37 27 13 77
Nursing 0 74 0 74
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 26 17 28 71
Business Administration & Management 22 22 24 68
Allied Health Professions 0 6 53 59
Mental & Social Health Services 20 26 6 52
Human Development & Family Studies 7 33 7 47
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 47 47
General Social Sciences 0 43 0 43
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 28 6 6 40
Precision Metal Working 24 6 7 37
Information Technology 9 16 11 36
Computer Programming 0 31 0 31
Building Management & Inspection 25 1 5 31
Business Support & Assistant Services 8 5 17 30
Legal Support Services 0 13 17 30
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8 19 0 27
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 25 0 25
Graphic Communications 9 8 7 24
Health & Physical Education 0 23 0 23
General Biology 0 12 0 12
Fine & Studio Arts 0 11 0 11
Mathematics 0 10 0 10
Agricultural Economics & Business 1 8 0 9
Computer Information Systems 0 9 0 9
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3 5 0 8
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 7 0 7
Air Transportation 0 6 0 6
Accounting 0 3 0 3
General Engineering 0 3 0 3
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 3 0 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 3
Design & Applied Arts 0 3 0 3
General Agriculture 0 2 0 2
Data Processing 0 0 2 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 2
Music 0 2 0 2
Computer Engineering Technology 1 0 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 1
Fire Protection 0 1 0 1
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 280 3,306 381 3,967

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.