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Quick Facts

TCC has six campuses located in Fort Worth, Arlington, Hurst and online.

TCC is one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States.

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

Approximately 1 in every 22 Tarrant County residents takes a class at TCC each year.

We offer four types of degrees—Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science. In addition, degrees and certificates are offered in more than 60 different occupational/technical programs, which include 62 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees and nearly 121 Certificates of Completion and 17 Occupational Skills Awards.

We also offer a wide range of flexible, non-credit courses and programs that lead to certifications and industry-recognized credentials.

Community Education & Engagement (CEE) provides a variety of personal enrichment, lifelong learning, basic skills, and community service non-credit courses and programs for the general public. With 11 Tarrant County locations, CEE encompasses Lifelong Learning and Preparatory Education as well as Professional Conferences & Seminars.

TCC was established in 1965 and South Campus opened in Fort Worth for students in Fall 1967.

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 2,247
Districtwide full-time faculty: more than 670
Districtwide adjunct faculty: more than 1,300

Fall 2017 enrollment: 52,956

Average age of student: 24.5 years

Student genders

  • Female: 58.1%
  • Male: 41.9%

Student ethnicities*

  • African-American: 17.3%
  • Anglo: 36.8%
  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Hispanic: 33.9%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Other: 5.5%

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

Source: Statistical Handbook

Updated June 18, 2019