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Collin College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 41,726
  • In-District:*
  • 48.5%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 18.0%
  • Full-time:**
  • 38.0%
  • Female:
  • 54.5%
  • Male:
  • 45.5%
  • Anglo:
  • 66.2%
  • Hispanic:
  • 10.9%
  • African American:
  • 7.7%
  • Asian:
  • 10.4%
  • Native American:
  • 0.7%
  • International:
  • 3.1%
  • Other:
  • 1.0%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Cary A. Israel, President
4800 Preston Park Blvd.
Plano, Texas 75093
(972) 758-3800

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $37.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $51.00

Program Description

University Transfer: Collin College guarantees transfer of all academic courses in its Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree programs. In addition, unique partnerships with 10 universities guarantee admission and provide students with a university experience prior to transfer.

Career Programs: Collin College offers a variety of certificate and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs for students seeking professional skills for immediate employment or career advancement. Three critical areas of work force training include:

  • health and emergency services – Collin College offers programs in nursing, respiratory care, dental hygiene, fire science, emergency medical services and surgical technology, preparing students for these high-demand careers.
  • teacher certification – Collin College certifies both elementary and secondary teachers. The program is one of 10 nationally to receive a Teaching By Choice award for excellence.
  • computer technologies – innovative technology training programs at Collin College include gaming animation, convergence technology, information systems cyber-security and more.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 1,419
  • Associates:
  • 1,116
  • Certificates:
  • 303

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only42544.1%39884.7%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)33234.5%153.2%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)12012.5%40.9%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)586.0%296.2%
Not Found282.9%245.1%
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