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Why TCC Is Right for You

An Affordable, Accessible, Quality Education

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 $960
Tarleton $5.147
TWU $5.055
UT $5,429
TAMU $5,821
UNT $5,997
UTA $6,104
Texas Wesleyan $18,064
TCU $26,990

Locations

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 11 routes.

Degrees We Offer

TCC offers degrees and certificates in more than 40 different occupational/technical programs, 66 Associate of Applied Science degrees, and 133 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:

  • 68 Associate of Applied Science Degrees
  • 125 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: 29046, 231 different courses with a total of 1123 sections, 13 fully online associate programs, and 24 certificates

Rankings

TCC’s licensed vocational nursing program was ranked #13 in Texas by Nursing Schools Almanac. (September 2021)
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 was ranked #9 out of 24 of the best colleges for an associate in automotive technology and the top in Texas. GradReport’s ranking is based on graduates having the highest median salaries. (May 2020)

Student Support

Scholarships

TCC Foundation funded 519 scholarships valued at $900,821. TCC Foundation funded 257 emergency assistance grants to 257 students.

Class Size

The student-teacher ratio at TCC is 17 students to 1 teacher

Transfer Agreements

TCC has 61 transfer agreements with Texas 4 year colleges

Academic and Social Support

Advising

We offer you the convennience 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 39 labs and tutoring programs at TCC

Clubs and Organizations

TCC offers over 155 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 36.9%
White 28%
Black 17.3%
Asian 6.7%
Multiracial 3.8%
Unknown/Not Reported 6.3%
International 0.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%

Part-time vs. Full-time Students

A pie chart showing that TCC has 74.4% Part-time students, versus 25.6% Full-time students

Average Student Age

The average tsudent age is 24

Recognition & Rankings

  • TCC was named one of the top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute. (November 2019) This honor is based on strong and improving student outcomes including learning, completion rates and earnings, and equity.
  • HealthGrad.com named TCC's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program as one of 63 most affordable, accredited sonography programs in the nation. (May 2019)
  • 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).
  • 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.

Updated September 20, 2022