Quick Facts

TCC has five campuses throughout in Fort Worth, Arlington and Hurst.

Trinity River Campus East for Health Care Professions opened in Fall 2011 in downtown Fort Worth.

Other sites include the TCC Opportunity Center, TCC Corporate Training Center AllianceTexas and several learning centers.

TCC was established in 1965, when South Campus opened in Fort Worth.

TCC is the sixth largest college or university in Texas, in terms of enrollment.

Approximately 1 in every 18 Tarrant County residents takes a class at TCC each year.

TCC offers four types of degrees–Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Applied Science–in addition to certificates of completion and several continuing education programs.

College programs cover more than 80 technical and transfer areas.

Mission statement: Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.



Student-faculty ratio: 26:1

Districtwide full-time employees: approximately 1,900

Districtwide full-time faculty: more than 650

Districtwide adjunct faculty: more than 1,200

Spring 2012 students enrolled in Distance Learning courses: 11,179
Credit Students
Source:  Statistical Handbook

Fall 2012 enrollment: 50,439
Spring 2013 enrollment: 46,750

Average age of student: 26.0 years

Student genders

  • Female: 59.0%
  • Male: 41.0%

Student ethnicities*

  • African-American: 18.7%
  • Anglo: 46.2%
  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Hispanic: 25.7%
  • Native American: 0.5%
  • Other: 3.1%

*Categories of race/ethnicity may differ depending on the use of data.



Updated August 22, 2013


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