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Trinity Valley Community College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 10,311
  • In-District:*
  • 39.0%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 45.8%
  • Full-time:**
  • 40.8%
  • Female:
  • 56.0%
  • Male:
  • 44.0%
  • Anglo:
  • 74.6%
  • Hispanic:
  • 11.3%
  • African American:
  • 13.3%
  • Asian:
  • 0.4%
  • Native American:
  • 0.2%
  • International:
  • 0.3%
  • 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

Dr. Glendon Forgey, President
500 South Prairieville
Athens, Texas 75751
(903) 675-6211

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $40.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $60.00

Program Description

University Transfer: The curricula for the Associate of Arts degree are designed for students planning to transfer to a senior college or university. Trinity Valley Community College’s Associate of Arts degree programs contain the core curriculum and general education academic courses and suggested electives needed for the freshman and sophomore years of bachelor’s degrees offered by Texas universities and colleges.

The Associate of Arts in Teaching degree is a university-transfer degree designed for students interested in the teaching profession. It provides students seeking a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification with a degree that is fully transferable to Texas state universities and colleges that provide education programs.

Career Programs: The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded for successful completion of a two-year work force education curriculum. Trinity Valley Community College provides Associate of Applied Science programs in accounting, general business, office technology, legal assistant technology, medical administrative assistance, early childhood development, computer science – programming, computer science – management information systems, criminal justice – law enforcement, correctional science, drafting and design, emergency medical services, fire science, horticulture, management, nursing, ranch management and surgical technology.

Certificates of completion are awarded for successful completion of a specialized curriculum in a work force education program of less than two years in length. Student may initially enroll in a certificate program and later transfer the courses into the corresponding associate degree program. Trinity Valley Community College provides certificates in accounting, automotive technology, office technology, legal assistance, medical administrative assistance, medical office management, medical transcription, early childhood administration, early childhood education, para-education, computer science – management information systems, computer science – programming, cosmetology, manicure, law enforcement, correctional science, drafting computer graphics, drafting mechanical design, emergency medical services, fire science, horticulture, management, small business management, patient care technology, ranch management, beef cattle management, surgical technology, vocational nursing and welding.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 1,348
  • Associates:
  • 698
  • Certificates:
  • 650

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 Only11435.5%34385.3%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)13241.1%82.0%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)4413.7%20.5%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)154.7%297.2%
Not Found165.0%205.0%
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