Texas College

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School Overview

Texas College is a four-year, historically African American college, located in Tyler, Texas. It is affiliated with Christian Methodist Episcopal Church as well as the United Negro College Fund. CME ministers first established the school in 1894. The school changed its name briefly to Phillips University in 1909 until 1912.

Texas College offers Associate of Arts degrees in general studies and childhood education. It also offers several bachelor’s degree programs with majors such as biology, art, business administration, English, computer science, education, mathematics, history, music, political science, physical education, liberal studies, sociology, and social work. In addition to the bachelor’s degrees, an alternative certification teacher education program is also available for those who have bachelor’s degrees already.

General Information

Admission Office
2404 North Grand Avenue
PO Box 4500
Tyler, TX 75712-4500
(903) 593-8311
(800) 306-6299
Fax: (903) 526-7879

Contact: Charles Hanks
Director of Admissions
Main Address
PO Box 4500
Tyler, TX 75712-4500
(903) 593-8311

www.texascollege.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 705
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 188
Degree-seeking undergrads: 705
Graduate enrollment: 31

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 44%

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $8,746 $9,228 $9,490 $9,482 -0.08%
Books and Supplies $2,300 $2,300 $2,300 $2,300 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,600 $6,600 $6,600 $6,600 0.00%
Other $1,500 $2,150 $650 $1,500 +130.77%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,600 $6,600 $6,600 $6,600 0.00%
Other $2,000 $2,650 $2,650 $2,650 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $18,146 $20,278 $19,040 $19,882 +4.42%
In-state Off Campus $18,646 $20,778 $21,040 $21,032 -0.04%
In-state with Family $11,046 $11,528 $11,790 $11,782 -0.07%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $8,000
In-state Student Fees $1,490
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,000
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,490

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 183 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 183 100% $1,536,496 $8,396
• Federal grants 183 100% $792,779 $4,332
• Pell grants 182 99% $689,979 $3,791
• Other federal grants 95 52% $102,800 $1,082
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 150 82% $527,125 $3,514
Institutional scholarships or grants 83 45% $216,592 $2,610
Student loan financial aid 183 100% $1,165,194 $6,367
• Federal student loans 183 100% $1,161,194 $6,345
• Other student loans 1 1% $4,000 $4,000

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 91 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Biology/biological Sciences, General 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 46
Business Administration and Management, General 46
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4
Computer Science 4
Education 15 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2
Education, General 15
Education, Other
English Language and Literature/letters 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
Human Services, General
Social Work
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
General Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 7
Health and Physical Education/fitness, Other 7
Social Sciences 11
Political Science and Government, General 1
Social Sciences, Other 2
Sociology 8
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Fine/studio Arts, General
Music, General 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels 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.

Texas College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.texascollege.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://jicsweb.texascollege.edu/ics/Admissions/Home.jnz?portlet=Apply_Online_2.0
Address:2404 N. Grand Avenue, Tyler, TX 75702
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:960
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):15%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:960 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,008
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,008
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,007

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Texas College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Texas College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total216

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,008
Out-of-state$10,008
Books and supplies$2,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid19598%
Grant or scholarship aid19598%$5,007
Student loan aid19598%$5,565

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid82897%$7,898
Federal student loans82296%$7,224

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for 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 Texas College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Texas College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment960
Undergraduate enrollment960
Graduate enrollment0

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

Texas College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *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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