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Kilgore College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 12,531
  • In-District:*
  • N/A
  • Out-of-District:*
  • N/A
  • Full-time:**
  • N/A
  • Female:
  • 50.0%
  • Male:
  • 50.0%
  • Anglo:
  • 74.0%
  • Hispanic:
  • 4.4%
  • African American:
  • 13.8%
  • Asian:
  • 0.6%
  • Native American:
  • 0.4%
  • International:
  • 1.6%
  • Other:
  • 5.2%

* 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. William M. Holda, President
1100 Broadway
Kilgore, Texas 75662-3204
(903) 983-8100
http://www.kilgore.edu/

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $44.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $93.00

Program Description

Kilgore College (KC) offers both university transfer and career programs/services for its students.

University Transfer: KC offers the first two years of a four-year degree for students interested in moving on to a university. All courses offered at KC are transferable to all state four-year colleges in Texas.

Career Programs: KC also offers a wide array of majors and career programs that lead directly to the job market. Programs that can be completed in as little as one to two years include:

  • a two-year process technology program, which prepares students for a job market currently experiencing a shortage of trained workers in chemical production and oil and gas exploration and production. Process technicians are responsible for planning, analyzing and controlling product production, at an average starting salary of $40,000.
  • Fire Academy, recognized by the state as an exemplary program, and one of the first certified training facilities in Texas to offer both on-site and online training options. The program takes about 3½ months to complete.
  • a diesel technology program, which prepares students for positions in diesel truck repair, heavy equipment repair and natural gas compression. Graduates can work as truck, heavy equipment and natural gas technicians, and may elect to specialize in areas such as building engines or transmissions. The average salary for graduates is $37,660.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 1,037
  • Associates:
  • 500
  • Certificates:
  • 537

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.

Number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only16437.7%69990.0%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)15836.6%172.2%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)7216.6%10.1%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)225.1%121.5%
Not Found194.4%486.2%
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