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Tyler Junior College Overview

Tyler Junior College is a public institution situated in Tyler, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Tyler Junior College Known For?

2,828 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Tyler Junior College.
  • In 2017-2018, 52% of the faculty were full-time.

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Tyler Junior College 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.

Tyler Junior College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#62 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#107 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#153 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 Tyler Junior College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Dental Support Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Fire Protection Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Tyler Junior College?

Location of Tyler Junior College

Contact details for Tyler Junior College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, TX 75701
Phone: 903-510-2200
Website: www.tjc.edu

How Do I Get Into Tyler Junior College?

You can apply to Tyler Junior College online at: www.tjc.edu/apply

Since Tyler Junior College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Tyler Junior College?

43% Take Out Loans
18.8% 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 Tyler Junior College, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $5,165 a year. That adds up to $20,660 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tyler Junior College is 18.8%. 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.

Tyler Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,020 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,323 undergraduate students at Tyler Junior College, with 6,020 being full-time and 6,303 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tyler Junior College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,020 full-time undergraduates at Tyler Junior College, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tyler Junior College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tyler Junior College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tyler Junior College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 93
Black or African American 1,286
Hispanic or Latino 1,467
White 2,747
International Students 37
Other Races/Ethnicities 390

Over 45 countries are represented at Tyler Junior College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are The Gambia, United Kingdom, and Mexico.

Online Learning at Tyler Junior College

1,329 Took All Classes Online
7,618 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 7,618 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 20th 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 Tyler Junior College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tyler Junior College was -2.2%. This is the #2,342 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tyler Junior College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Tyler Junior 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 13%
Business, Management & Marketing 5%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6%
Education 9%
Fire Protection 11%
General Psychology 2%
History 33%
History 33%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 6%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 22%
Liberal Arts General Studies 22%
Psychology 2%
Social Work 11%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 14%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tyler Junior 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 Tyler Junior College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Literature #1
Economics #21
Fire Protection #56
Sociology #61
History #69
History #69
Social Work #77
Public Administration #101
English Language & Literature #119
General Psychology #160
General Business/Commerce #189
Social Sciences #209
Psychology #219
Public Administration & Social Service #222
Teacher Education Grade Specific #294
Criminal Justice & Corrections #433
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #492

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%.

Tyler Junior College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 816 0 0 816
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 204 0 204
Business Administration & Management 64 111 0 0 175
Nursing 0 172 0 0 172
Allied Health Professions 3 91 29 0 123
Health & Medical Administrative Services 17 46 43 0 106
Criminal Justice & Corrections 29 77 0 0 106
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 65 13 0 0 78
Precision Metal Working 61 17 0 0 78
Computer Systems Networking 0 25 47 0 72
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 72 0 0 72
Dental Support Services 0 26 39 7 72
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 35 10 25 0 70
General Psychology 0 59 0 0 59
Human Development & Family Studies 32 8 9 0 49
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 18 28 0 46
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 46 0 0 46
Social Work 0 38 0 0 38
Design & Applied Arts 0 8 27 0 35
Graphic Communications 0 33 0 0 33
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 19 14 0 0 33
General Biology 0 31 0 0 31
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 28 0 0 28
Health & Physical Education 0 23 4 0 27
Mental & Social Health Services 0 9 9 0 18
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 0 18 0 18
Fine & Studio Arts 0 18 0 0 18
Information Technology 0 7 10 0 17
Music 0 16 0 0 16
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 8 6 0 0 14
Drama & Theater Arts 0 14 0 0 14
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 1 12 0 0 13
American Sign Language 3 5 4 0 12
History 0 12 0 0 12
Literature 0 11 0 0 11
Legal Support Services 0 11 0 0 11
Communication & Media Studies 0 10 0 0 10
General Engineering 0 10 0 0 10
Public Administration 5 5 0 0 10
Fire Protection 6 3 0 0 9
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 4 3 0 7
Mathematics 0 7 0 0 7
Computer Science 0 6 0 0 6
Forestry 0 5 0 0 5
Chemistry 0 4 0 0 4
Political Science & Government 0 4 0 0 4
Dance 0 3 0 0 3
Journalism 0 2 0 0 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 1 0 2
Physics 0 2 0 0 2
Sociology 0 2 0 0 2
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 1 0 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 0 1
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 348 1,973 500 7 2,828

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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