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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 23 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 69 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, 134 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 and 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 staff: 1,616
Districtwide full-time faculty: 750
Districtwide adjunct faculty: 2,222

Fall 2020 enrollment: 46,561
(Total undergraduate, unduplicated headcount)

Average age of student: 24.5 years

Student genders

  • Female: 60.8%
  • Male: 39.2%

Student ethnicities*

  • African-American: 17%
  • Anglo: 33.3%
  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Hispanic: 34.9%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Unknown/Not Reported: 3.5%

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

Source: Statistical Handbook

Updated June 28, 2022