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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.

The Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics opened in Fall 2014 at Alliance Airport as part of the Northwest Campus.

The Center of Excellence for Energy Technology (CEET) opened in Fall 2015 at the South Campus.

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

Approximately 1 in every 21 Tarrant County residents takes a class at TCC each year.

We offer five types of degrees - Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Music, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science, and an Associate of Science in Engineering. In addition, degrees and certificates are offered in more than 40 different occupational/technical programs, which include 61 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees and nearly 132 Certificates of Completion.

Community and Industry Education Services provides a wide range of basic skills, technical, career and community service programs and courses for the general public and working professionals. With 11 Tarrant County locations, CIE encompasses Lifelong Learning, Workforce Training and Certifications and Preparatory Education.

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.

 

Figures

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 2015 enrollment: 51,727

Average age of student: 25.3 years

Student genders

  • Female: 57.9%
  • Male: 42.1%

Student ethnicities*

  • African-American: 17.9%
  • Anglo: 40.8%
  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Hispanic: 30.5%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Other: 4.6%

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

Source: Statistical Handbook

Updated September 23, 2016