Carnegie Classification

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The Carnegie Classification™

The Carnegie Classification™ has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education for the past four decades.

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Tarrant County College District

Level: 2-year

Classification Category
Undergraduate Instructional Program: Assoc: Associates
Enrollment Profile: ExU2: Exclusively undergraduate two-year
Undergraduate Profile: PT2: Higher part-time two-year
Size and Setting: VL2: Very large two-year
Basic: Assoc/Pub-U-MC: Associate's-Public Urban-serving Multi-campus


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Updated January 20, 2023