Texas College

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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.


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