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Texarkana College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 10,645
  • In-District:*
  • 7.2%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 31.7%
  • Full-time:**
  • 39.9%
  • Female:
  • 62.9%
  • Male:
  • 37.1%
  • Anglo:
  • 79.1%
  • Hispanic:
  • 2.4%
  • African American:
  • 16.8%
  • Asian:
  • 0.5%
  • Native American:
  • 0.3%
  • International:
  • 0.9%
  • Other:
  • 0.0%

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

Contact Information

Frank Coleman, President
2500 N. Robison Road
Texarkana, Texas 75501
(903) 838-4541

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $35.94

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $56.56

Program Description

Texarkana College (TC) offers both academic and occupational/technical career programs for students.

University Transfer: TC provides students seeking four-year degrees the prerequisite coursework for the first two years in arts and humanities, business, computer technology, education, health occupations, natural sciences, physical sciences and social science. For a complete list, please visit www.texarkanacollege.edu/admissions/degrees.htm. TC receives regular reports from regional four-year universities that indicate the GPAs of its transfer students are equal (and in some cases, superior) to the university’s native students.

Career Programs: Texarkana College provides students with a varied menu of occupational/technical programs and certificates that allow them to enter the work force in one to two years. The two newest additions to its growing list of occupational/technical offerings are:

  • construction technology, including site preparation, layout, blueprint and specification reading, framing, cabinetry and millwork, electricity, plumbing and heating/ventilation/air conditioning.
  • culinary arts, including professional knife techniques, safe food handling procedures, proper use and care of commercial kitchen equipment and advanced cooking techniques for banquets and buffets that incorporate cuisine styles from all over the globe.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 615
  • Associates:
  • 273
  • Certificates:
  • 342

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 Only2933.3%29182.0%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)2124.1%82.3%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)3034.5%10.3%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)11.1%308.5%
Not Found66.9%257.0%
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