Central Texas College

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School Overview

Central Texas College is a community college in Killeen, Texas. Also known as CTC, the school is located in close proximity to Fort Hood, a major U.S. Army base. Because of this, the school is largely comprised of military service-members and their families.

CTC participates in GoArmyEd, following academic programs and criteria geared towards military personnel. Students may also transfer full credits to the University of Maryland – University College.

CTC is 5th nationally in online student enrollment and offers courses at a number of military bases. In addition to the campus in Killeen, CTC has a campus located within Fort Hood, as well as a European campus, a Pacific Far East campus, a Navy campus and a Continental campus.

General Information

Admission Office

Box 1800

Killeen, TX 76540

(254) 526-1696

(800) 792-3348

Fax: (254) 526-1481

Contact: Dottie Kyle

Director, Admissions and Recruitment
Main Address

PO Box 1800

Killeen, TX 76540-1800

(800) 792-3348


Total undergrads: 22,542

Degree-seeking undergrads: 18,488


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Observes TASP requirements. Special requirements for registered nursing, paramedic, EMT, aviation science programs.

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $1,908 $1,908 $2,010 $2,310 +14.93%
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500 $1,575 $1,575 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,550 $4,416 $4,639 $4,639 0.00%
Other $2,100 $2,100 $2,265 $2,265 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,550 $4,416 $4,892 $4,892 0.00%
Other $2,758 $2,758 $3,043 $3,043 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $10,058 $9,924 $10,489 $10,789 +2.86%
In-state Off Campus $10,716 $10,582 $11,520 $11,820 +2.60%
In-state with Family $3,408 $3,408 $3,585 $3,885 +8.37%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 311 44%
Grant or scholarship aid 274 39% $1,250,395 $4,563
• Federal grants 251 36% $1,062,464 $4,233
• Pell grants 251 36% $1,024,879 $4,083
• Other federal grants 86 12% $37,585 $437
Local and state government scholarships or grants 63 9% $133,631 $2,121
Institutional scholarships or grants 89 13% $54,300 $610
Student loan financial aid 104 15% $489,847 $4,710
• Federal student loans 103 15% $486,847 $4,727
• Other student loans 1 0% $3,000 $3,000

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 2472 777
Agricultural Business Technology
Farm/farm and Ranch Management
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8
Biology and Biological Sciences 8
Business, Management, Administration and Marketing Services 144 187
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Studies 6 45
Business Administration and Management 47 39
Business/commerce 62
Business and Office Technology/data Entry 4
Hospitality Administration/management 29
Hotel/motel Administration/management 1
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
Marketing/marketing Management
Office Management and Supervision
Real Estate
Restaurant/food Services Management 98
Communication and Journalism Studies 1 2
Radio and Television 1 2
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 1 35
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 1 35
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 61 141
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 1 1
Computer Programming/programmer
Data Processing Technology and Data Processing 46
Network and System Administration/administrator
System, Networking, and Lan/wan Management/manager 60 94
Web/multimedia Management and WebMA/MS
Construction Trades 2 7
Building/property Maintenance 2 7
General Education
Physical Education/coaching Teacher Education
Engineering Technology 4 2
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology 1
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 4 1
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
Electrical/electronics Drafting and Electrical/electronics Cad/cadd
Telecommunications Technology/technician
English Language and Literature/letters
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 104 105
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 3
Clinical/medical Social Work 20 10
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 4 18
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 63
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 14
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 77
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 135 131
Criminal Justice/police Science 11
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 135 120
Fire Services Administration
Human Services 1 1
Public Administration 1 1
Legal Studies 12
Legal Assistant/paralegal 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1888 21
General Studies 181 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 1707
Mathematics and Statistics 5
Mathematics 5
Mechanics and Repairers 11 26
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/technician
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 7 5
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 6
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 4 15
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/technician
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 3
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Environmental Science 2
Personal and Culinary Services 45
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 45
Physical Sciences 5
Chemistry 5
Geology/earth Science
Precision Production Trades 1 13
Welding Technology/welder 1 13
Social Sciences 16
Social Sciences 16
Transportation and Materials Moving 5 5
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew 5 5
Truck and Bus Driver/commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies
Commercial and Advertising Art 1
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 2
Fine/studio Arts 1
Work and Family Studies 59 56
Child Care and Support Services Management 14
Child Care Provider/assistant 59 42
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Animal Sciences C
Equestrian/Equine Studies C
Farm/Ranch Management A,C
Horticultural Services C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A,C
Travel/Tourism Management C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C


Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A,C
Medical Records Technology C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Premedicine A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Central Texas College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (254) 526-7161
Website: www.ctcd.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: ctc4me.force.com/apply/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2Fapply%2FTargetX_Portal__PB
Address: 6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, TX 76549-4199
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 16,719
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,057 (36% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,390
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,050
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,188

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Central Texas College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Central Texas College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 107
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 22
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 114
Construction Trades 21
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 41
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 108
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 65
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 6257

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Central Texas College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,390
Out-of-state $7,050
Books and supplies $1,900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 524 72%
Grant or scholarship aid 487 67% $5,188
Student loan aid 201 28% $4,339

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,010 31% $3,586
Federal student loans 1,476 9% $5,001

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Central Texas College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Central Texas College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Central Texas College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 16,719
Undergraduate enrollment 16,719
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Central Texas College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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