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Economical Tuition

A table comparing the cost of TCC to other area colleges. At just $960 per semester, TCC is far less expensive than other college options in the DFW area. Screenreader users, please reference accompanying table for full details.
College Cost per Semester
TCC $1,035
Tarleton $5,147
TWU $5,220
UT $5,429
TAMU $5,805
UNT $5,840
UTA $6,104
Texas Wesleyan $18,967
TCU $28,610


5 physical locations in Fort Worth, Arlington, and Hurst plus our online college

Free Public Transportation

The EasyRide Program provides free public transportation for TCC students taking at least 3 credit hours or 4.8 CEUs. It serves 7 TCC locations, with 10 routes.

Degrees We Offer

TCC offers degrees and certificates in more than 67 Associate of Applied Science degrees, and 126 different Certificates of Completion. Screenreader users, please reference accompanying text for full details.

Prepare for high skill, high wage, high demand careers. Plan to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher? Explore our 5 transferable degrees:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts in Music
  • Associate of Arts in Teaching
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science in Engineering

Interested in occupational/technical programs? Choose a program that’s right for you from our:

  • 67 Associate of Applied Science Degrees
  • 126 Certificates of Completion
  • 14 Occupational Skills Awards

Specializations and fields of study are also offered within degree plans for the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science.

Online Credit Programs and Offerings

Total enrolment: 30,887, 237 different courses with a total of 1,216 sections, 10 fully online associate programs, and 24 certificates


TCC has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the NSA's National Cryptologic School, September 2023.
TCC's Law Enforcement Academy is the first higher education institution in the U. S. to receive the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA) Trilogy Hall of Fame Award, August 2023.
TCC's Culinary Faculty earn American Culinary Federation certification, June 2023.
TCC ranked #4 for community colleges with the highest enrollment of Hispanic students for 2019–2020 and ranked #15 in the total number of degrees according to Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. (October 2021)
TCC’s licensed vocational nursing program was ranked #13 in Texas by Nursing Schools Almanac. (September 2021)
TCC Connect, Tarrant County College’s online campus, was ranked among the 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in Texas by SR Education Group (March 2019) and Best Online Community Colleges by Intelligent (2020).

Student Support


TCC Foundation funded 561 scholarships valued at $987,437. TCC Foundation funded $276,890 in emergency assistance to 668 students.

Class Size

The student-teacher ratio at TCC is 19 students to 1 teacher

Transfer Agreements

TCC has 66 transfer agreements with Texas 4 year colleges

Academic and Social Support


We offer you the convenience to choose your preferred method of connecting with an advisor: in-person, virtual, phone, email, or Academic Advising Chat

Labs and Tutoring

There are over 36 labs and tutoring programs at TCC

Clubs and Organizations

TCC offers over 150 Student Clubs at 6 campuses

Population Facts

Student Diversity

A chart showing the breakdown of student ethnicity for Fall 2021. Screen reader users, please reference accompanying table for full details
Ethnicity Percentage of Student Population
Hispanic 36.6%
White 25.9%
Black 17.3%
Asian 6.8%
Multiracial 3.7%
Unknown/Not Reported 8.8%
International 0.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%

Part-time vs. Full-time Students

A pie chart showing that TCC has 73.3% Part-time students, versus 26.7% Full-time students

Average Student Age

The average student age is 23

Recognition & Rankings

  • TCC is ranked 9th in ValueColleges.com’s Top 25 Most Affordable Online Human Resource Programs. (2021)
  • TCC Trinity River Campus ranked #3 on the Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 2-year schools list produced by Military Times.
  • HealthGrad.com named TCC's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program as one of 63 most affordable, accredited sonography programs in the nation. (May 2019)

Updated April 08, 2024