Tyler Junior College

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General Information

Admission Office

Box 9020

Tyler, TX 75711-9020

(903) 510-2523

(800) 687-5680

Fax: (903) 510-2161

Contact: Nidia Arellano

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 9020

Tyler, TX 75711

(903) 510-2200


Total undergrads: 9,928

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,685


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to allied health programs based on test scores. High school units mandated by state law may vary by program.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A,C
Farm/Ranch Management A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Photography C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business/Managerial Economics A
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A
Real Estate C

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A
Electrician A,C


Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Drafting/Civil Engineering A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Surveying Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Sign Language Interpretation A,C
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
EMT Ambulance Attendant A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Medication Aide C
Nursing (RN) A
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A
Health/Physical Fitness A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

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

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

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.

Tyler Junior College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (903) 510-2200
Website: www.tjc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.tjc.edu/apply
Address: 1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, TX 75701
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,323
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,256 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,762
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,482
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,647

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

Tyler Junior College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Tyler Junior College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 23
Education 14
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22
Health Professions and Related Programs 12161
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 43
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 35
Grand total 38651

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Tyler Junior 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 $4,762
Out-of-state $5,482
Books and supplies $1,300

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 2,050 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,878 70% $5,647
Student loan aid 1,013 38% $5,105

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,258 52% $5,167
Federal student loans 3,121 31% $5,524

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Tyler Junior 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 Tyler Junior 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

Tyler Junior College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 12,323
Undergraduate enrollment 12,323
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

Tyler Junior College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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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