Tarrant County College

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School Overview

Tarrant County College (TCC), also known as Tarrant County College District (TCCD) is a two-year community college located in Tarrant County, Texas the serves the greater Fort Worth Metropolitan Area. TCC awards three degree designations, which include the Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Associate of Arts in Teaching. TCC was recently recognized as one of the largest community college in Texas. Tarrant County College District (TCCD) is made up of the TCC central office and its five campuses. TCC offers several online learning programs and has developed an open source E-learning Web application.

General Information

Admission Office

1500 Houston Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102-6599

(817) 515-8223

Fax: (817) 515-5283

Contact: Suzanne Carter

Director of Admissions Services
Main Address

1500 Houston Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102-6524

(817) 515-8223


Total undergrads: 39,597


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $1,512 $1,752 $1,752 $1,752 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,310 $1,341 $1,409 $1,409 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $2,822 $3,093 $3,161 $3,161 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,619 42%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,480 39% $5,928,947 $4,006
• Federal grants 1,261 33% $4,562,923 $3,618
• Pell grants 1,261 33% $4,162,208 $3,301
• Other federal grants 622 16% $400,715 $644
State/local government grant or scholarships 765 20% $1,235,169 $1,615
Institutional grants or scholarships 155 4% $130,855 $844
Student loan aid 312 8% $1,038,575 $3,329
• Federal student loans 312 8% $1,038,575 $3,329
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 3284 933
Agriculture 3 2
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 3 2
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 175 273
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 24 73
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 25 21
Business Administration and Management 25 13
Business/commerce 80 92
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry 2
Fashion Merchandising 7
Hospitality Administration/management
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 1
Operations Management and Supervision
Real Estate 4 53
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 11 3
Small Business Administration/management 3 3
Tourism and Travel Services Management 3 5
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 8 1
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/technician 8 1
Computing and Information Sciences 49 78
Computer and Information Sciences 14 13
Computer Programming/programmer 13 4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 22 58
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 3
Education 48
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 34
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 13
Engineering Technology 55 94
Architectural Engineering Technology/technician 6 12
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology 5 2
Construction Engineering Technology/technician 5 11
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 18 5
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 5 7
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/technician 8 46
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/technician 5 10
Quality Control Technology/technician
Robotics Technology/technician 3 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5 20
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 5 20
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 343 122
Dental Assisting/assistant 22
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 26
Dietitian Assistant 13 26
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 5 23
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 8
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 10
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 16
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician 15 23
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 29
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 205
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 26
Surgical Technology/technologist 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 27 139
Criminal Justice/police Science 69
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 19
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 8 70
Human Services 1 2
Public Administration 1 2
Legal and Law Studies 41 10
Legal Assistant/paralegal 41 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2459
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 2459
Mechanics and Repairers 27 136
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/technician 11 95
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/technician 4
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 3 25
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 9 10
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/technician 6
Personal and Culinary Services 17 3
Culinary Arts/chef Training 17 3
Precision Production Trades 2 19
Welding Technology/welder 2 19
Social Sciences 2 11
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 2 11
Visual and Performing Arts 16 1
Graphic Design 16 1
Work and Family Studies 6 22
Child Care and Support Services Management 8
Child Care Provider/assistant 12
Child Development 6 2
Foodservice Systems Administration/management
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing and allied health programs, honors program, and certain automotive programs; must submit separate application and meet highly selective admission criteria.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Operations Management A
Real Estate A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A,C
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Laboratory Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,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.

Tarrant County College District Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (817) 515-8223
Website: www.tccd.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.tccd.edu/admission/how-to-apply/
Address: 1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102-6524
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 50,519
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 38,839 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,402
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,235
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 62%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,458

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

Tarrant County College District Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Tarrant County College District.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 62
Education 3
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 106
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 41
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 1410
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 42
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Library Science 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 54
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Precision Production 11
Social Sciences 21
Transportation and Materials Moving 21
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 7346

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Tarrant County College District 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 $3,402
Out-of-state $8,235
Books and supplies $1,605

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 2,474 62%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,393 60% $4,458
Student loan aid 296 7% $5,271

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 17,622 34% $4,023
Federal student loans 7,957 16% $3,022

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Tarrant County College District Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 50,519
Undergraduate enrollment 50,519
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

Tarrant County College District Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • 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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