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Why TCC Is Right for You

Academic Facts

Education You Can Afford!

(Spring 2019)

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 $960
Tarelton $4,703
TAMU $5,281
TWU $4,740
UTA $5,520
UT $5,157
UNT $5,856
Texas Weslyan $15,908
TCU $24,625

Strength of Size

TCC is one of the 20 largest colleges in the United States


TCC has 6 campuses in the Fort Worth, Arlington, and Hurst area, plus an online campus as well.

Degrees We Offer

TCC offers degrees and certificates in more than 40 different occupational/technical programs, 61 Associate of Applied Science degrees, and 132 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 career & technical programs? Choose a program that’s right for you from our:

  • 66 Associate of Applied Science Degrees
  • 133 Certificates of Completion
  • 18 Occupational Skills Awards

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

Student Population Facts

Student Diversity

(Spring 2019)

A chart showing the breakdown of student ethnicity for Fall 2018. Screen reader users, please reference accompanying table for full details
Ethnicity Percentage of Student Population
White 35.3%
Hispanic 34.7%
Black 17.1%
Asian 6.6%
Other 6.0%
Native American 0.3%

Part-time vs. Full-time Students

(Spring 2019)

A pie chart showing that TCC has 74.5% Part-time students, versus 25.5% Full-time students

International Students

710 International Students (Fall 2018)

TCC Has students from 65 countries (image shows a map of the world)

Our international students come from 65 countries, including:

  • Angola
  • Brazil
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Congo
  • Colombia
  • India
  • Iran
  • Kenya
  • South Korea
  • Mexico
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Vietnam

Total Enrollment


TCC has 99,513 students enrolled in the 2017-18 academic year

Student Gender

(Spring 2019)

A pie chart showing that TCC has 59.2% female students, and 40.8% male students



Tarrant County has 2,054,475 residents. 1 in every 22 residents takes a class at TCC each year.

Student Life Facts

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 8 TCC locations, with 10 routes.

Average Student Age

TCC students have an average age of 24

Class Size

The student-teacher ratio at TCC is 22 students to 1 teacher

Career Services


Helped over 14,300 students with career planning, resume, cover letters, interview workshops, job searching, job fairs, and recruiting.

Clubs and Organizations

TCC offers over 175 Student Clubs at 5 campuses

Student Support

There are over 50 labs and tutoring programs at TCC

General Facts

Degrees and Certificates


TCC awarded 5,472 degrees and 2,340 certificates in the 2017-18 school year


TCC Foundation administered 1,457 scholarships valued at $1,538,387 for the 2017-18 academic year.

Transfer Agreements

(Texas common course class transfers)

TCC has 52 transfer agreements with Texas 4 year colleges

Updated May 15, 2019