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Tarrant County College District Overview

Tarrant County College District is a public institution located in Fort Worth, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Tarrant County College District Known For?

8,852 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Tarrant County College.
  • In 2017-2018, 34% of the faculty were full-time.

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Tarrant County College District Rankings

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.

Tarrant County College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 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 Tarrant County College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Construction Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Tarrant County College District?

Location of Tarrant County College District

Contact details for Tarrant County College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102-6524
Phone: 817-515-8223
Website: www.tccd.edu

How Do I Get Into Tarrant County College?

You can apply to Tarrant County College online at: www.tccd.edu/admission/how-to-apply/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Tarrant County College District when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Tarrant County College District?

11% Take Out Loans
20.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Tarrant County College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,858 a year. That adds up to $19,432 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tarrant County College is 20.2%. 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.

Tarrant County College District Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,560 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 50,519 undergraduate students at Tarrant County College, with 13,560 being full-time and 36,959 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tarrant County College

Gender Diversity

Of the 13,560 full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tarrant County College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tarrant County College District students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tarrant County College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 883
Black or African American 2,190
Hispanic or Latino 4,959
White 4,472
International Students 234
Other Races/Ethnicities 822

Over 68 countries are represented at Tarrant County College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nepal, and India.

Online Learning at Tarrant County College District

5,824 Took All Classes Online
11,860 Took At Least One Class Online
6.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 11,860 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 30th 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 Tarrant County College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tarrant County College District was 6.3%. This is the #1,581 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tarrant County College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 18%
Business, Management & Marketing 18%
Computer & Information Sciences 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tarrant County 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 Tarrant County College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Information Systems #115
Accounting #177
Computer & Information Sciences #264

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%.

Tarrant County College District 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 4,512 0 4,512
Business Administration & Management 487 257 186 930
Computer Information Systems 331 115 85 531
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 241 93 87 421
Nursing 0 309 0 309
General Business/Commerce 0 0 244 244
Allied Health Professions 26 66 60 152
Environmental Control Technology 101 29 16 146
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 118 0 118
Electronics Engineering Technology 74 29 13 116
American Sign Language 48 18 45 111
Accounting 50 31 24 105
Mental & Social Health Services 30 24 34 88
Precision Metal Working 66 19 0 85
Criminal Justice & Corrections 21 58 0 79
Horticulture 45 11 18 74
Human Development & Family Studies 16 22 25 63
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 39 10 9 58
Culinary Arts 34 16 6 56
Real Estate 41 14 0 55
Legal Support Services 0 39 16 55
Graphic Communications 12 20 22 54
Fire Protection 45 7 0 52
Hospitality Management 32 9 8 49
Construction Engineering Technology 20 21 2 43
Architectural Engineering Technology 34 2 0 36
Audiovisual Communications 18 13 1 32
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 25 5 30
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 29 29
Library & Archives Assisting 13 15 0 28
Air Transportation 7 5 16 28
Quality Control Technology 16 8 0 24
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 7 12 4 23
General Engineering 0 22 0 22
Health & Medical Administrative Services 6 15 0 21
Computer Systems Networking 8 6 5 19
Dental Support Services 0 17 0 17
Music 0 13 1 14
Geography & Cartography 8 2 2 12
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 4 0 0 4
Journalism 2 0 0 2
Computer Programming 0 0 2 2
Communication & Media Studies 1 0 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 1 1
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 1,884 6,002 966 8,852

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.

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