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Temple College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 9,548
  • In-District:*
  • 22.1%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 45.1%
  • Full-time:**
  • 38.2%
  • Female:
  • 63.1%
  • Male:
  • 36.9%
  • Anglo:
  • 68.7%
  • Hispanic:
  • 14.8%
  • African American:
  • 13.6%
  • Asian:
  • 1.6%
  • Native American:
  • 0.6%
  • International:
  • 0.2%
  • Other:
  • 0.4%

* 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. Glenda O. Barron, President
2600 South First Street
Temple, Texas 76504
(254) 298-8282

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $70.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $110.00

Program Description

Temple College (TC) is a comprehensive two-year community college offering Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees, certificate programs and advanced certificates in technical and health science programs, as well as community education courses and corporate training services.

University Transfer: For students interested in obtaining a four-year degree, TC offers courses that will provide the first two years of a degree in business administration, child development, computer science, criminal justice, music and many more academic areas (see www.templejc.edu/dept/dept.htm for a complete list). TC has formal articulation agreements with several universities that ensure that all credits taken by TC students can be applied to a degree. Franklin University offers an online Bachelor of Science degree through an educational alliance with TC.

Technical/Health Professions Programs: TC offers a wide variety of technical/health profession programs leading directly to the job market.

Special Programs for High School Students: A dual credit program allows area high school students to earn college credit while in high school. Early admission enrollment allows high school students to enroll in one or more college courses.

The Texas Bioscience Institute, Cameron Education Center and Taylor Center are approved “middle college” locations that let qualified high school students take college-level coursework as early as their 11th grade year. The Texas Bioscience Institute offers students advanced courses in biology, chemistry, technology and technical communication, and allows them to interact with bioscience researchers. Internships and apprenticeships take place in working bioscience facilities in industry or government organizations.

An Early College program offered by TC Taylor Center and the East Williamson County Higher Education Center allows students to qualify to take college-level courses as early as 9th grade. The Legacy Early College High School in Taylor allows area 8th graders to take dual-credit courses.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 418
  • Associates:
  • 267
  • Certificates:
  • 151

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 Only7941.1%23589.0%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)6734.9%72.7%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)2513.0%10.4%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)147.3%103.8%
Not Found73.6%114.2%
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