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 5 types of transferrable degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts in Music
  • Associate of Arts in Teaching
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science in Engineering.
  • In addition, degrees and certificates are offered in our occupational/technical programs, which include 67 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, 126 Certificates of Completion and 14 Occupational Skills Awards.

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

Lifestyle and Community Learning (LCL) provides a variety of personal enrichment, lifelong learning, basic skills, and community service courses and programs for the general public. With 11 Tarrant County locations, LCL 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: 19:1

Districtwide full-time staff: 2,093
Districtwide full-time faculty: 651
Districtwide adjunct faculty: 1,094

Fall 2023 enrollment: 44,970
(Total undergraduate, unduplicated headcount)

Average age of student: 23 years

Student genders

  • Female: 58%
  • Male: 42%

Student ethnicities*

  • African-American: 17.3%
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0.3%
  • Anglo: 25.9%
  • Asian: 6.8%
  • Hispanic: 36.6%
  • International: 0.5%
  • Multiracial: 3.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Unknown/Not Reported: 8.8%

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

Source: Institutional Research

Updated March 04, 2024