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Tarrant County College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 66,719
  • In-District:*
  • 73.0%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 6.8%
  • Full-time:**
  • 31.9%
  • Female:
  • 56.5%
  • Male:
  • 43.5%
  • Anglo:
  • 59.9%
  • Hispanic:
  • 16.4%
  • African American:
  • 15.1%
  • Asian:
  • 6.2%
  • Native American:
  • 0.5%
  • International:
  • 0.8%
  • Other:
  • 1.2%

* 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. Leonardo de la Garza, Chancellor
1500 Houston St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 515-5201

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $50.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $73.00

Program Description

Tarrant County College (TCC) offers students two university transfer/associate degree programs as well as a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs designed to prepare students for direct entry into the work force.

University Transfer: Students who wish to continue toward a bachelor’s degree may choose from a wide variety of courses in the humanities, arts, sciences, business, and many others. For these students, TCC offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees.

Career Programs: Students desiring programs leading directly to careers may choose from among 87 Associate of Applied Science and certificate programs in areas ranging from aviation maintenance to welding. Examples include:

  • paralegal studies – licensed attorneys provide highly informed instruction in courses essential to a successful career as a legal assistant. TCC graduates who take the voluntary National Certification Exam pass at a rate significantly higher than the national average.
  • culinary arts – students in this program study food preparation, dining room service, international cuisine and other courses essential to becoming a chef. Facilities include a state-of-the-art teaching kitchen and an elegant dining room. Students frequently cater on and off-campus events as part of their training.
  • long-term care administration – students in this program must have a bachelor’s degree to enroll. Upon completion, students are prepared to sit for the Texas Department of Human Services license examination.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 2,799
  • Associates:
  • 2,139
  • Certificates:
  • 660

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 Only98448.0%1,01583.2%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)70934.6%625.1%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)1768.6%151.2%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)934.5%544.4%
Not Found874.2%746.1%
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