Tarrant County College District

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,416

7.27% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,691

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

20%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

51,350

29.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

15.8%

708 Graduates

About

Tarrant County College District is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tarrant County College District were .

In 2016, 7,839 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tarrant County College District. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,560 degrees), 1.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2013 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,416, which is $-5,904 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,416, which is $-5,904 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,691.

In 2016, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,416

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District was $1,416. The cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District is $-5,904 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,691

2016 Value

18.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Tarrant County College District had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,691. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Tarrant County College District grew by 18.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,910

Room and Board

$1,559

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tarrant County College District was of $8,910 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,559. The cost of room and board increased by 33.9% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Tarrant County College District received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 16.3% with respect to 2015, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

20%

2015 Default Rate

1065

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Tarrant County College District was 20%, which represents 1065 out of the 5316 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Tarrant County College District received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 51,350 students enrolled at Tarrant County College District in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tarrant County College District has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tarrant County College District was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Tarrant County College District in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tarrant County College District has a total enrollment of 51,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 14,922 students and the part-time enrollment is 36,428. This means that 29.1% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.2% White, 32.3% Hispanic or Latino, 17.2% Black or African American, 6.02% Asian, 2.66% Two or More Races, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.201% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tarrant County College District in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (19.1%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tarrant County College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 14,922 and the part-time enrollment is 36,428. This means that 29.1% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College District was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Tarrant County College District had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    20,111

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16,570

  3. Black or African American

    8,835

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District is 39.2% White, 32.3% Hispanic or Latino, 17.2% Black or African American, 6.02% Asian, 2.66% Two or More Races, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.201% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 621 students (1.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1365 more women than men received degrees from Tarrant County College District. The majority of degree recipients at Tarrant County College District are white (3,560 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2013 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tarrant County College District is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tarrant County College District, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,339 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (104 degrees), and Library Science (21 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Elementary & middle school teachers (108,696 people), Miscellaneous managers (84,426 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (38,425 people), Postsecondary teachers (36,942 people), and Education administrators (25,885 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,339 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (104 degrees), Library Science (21 degrees), Engineering Technologies (269 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (106 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, Physicians & surgeons, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,339 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (104 degrees), Library Science (21 degrees), Engineering Technologies (269 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (106 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Elementary & secondary schools (178,550 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (87,122 people), Computer Systems Design (75,576 people), Hospitals (51,529 people), and Construction (38,597 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,339 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (104 degrees), Library Science (21 degrees), Engineering Technologies (269 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (106 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Tarrant County College District.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tarrant County College District was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,237

  2. 4,602

In 2016, 3,237 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District, which is 0.703 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,602).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Tarrant County College District by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 1570 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 0.567 times less than the 2769 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 2769 degrees were awarded to women at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 1.76 times more than the 1570 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 4% of students graduating from Tarrant County College District completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tarrant County College District is Female and Asian (25.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.989% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,560 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,013 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,428 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tarrant County College District is white (3,560 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2013 degrees).

1.21% of degree recipients (95 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,990 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,570 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tarrant County College District is white female (1,990 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,570 degrees).

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Operations

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.47M (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Tarrant County College District had a total expenditure of $373M. Of that $373M, they spent $165M on salaries and $373M on benefits.

Tarrant County College District employs 293 Instructors, 159 Assistant professors, and 142 Associate professors. Most academics at Tarrant County College District are Female Instructors (160), Male Instructors(133), and Female Assistant professors (109).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District are: Office and Administrative Support, with 427 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 349 employees, and Management with 219 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Tarrant County College District stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.69M - Federal

  2. $5.23M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Tarrant County College District received $3.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.23M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$165M

Salary Expenditure

$373M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Tarrant County College District had a total expenditure of $373M. Of that $373M, they spent $165M on salaries and $373M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Tarrant County College District as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$165M

2015 Salaries

4.71%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Tarrant County College District paid a median of $165M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($373M) and a 4.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.32% growth from 2013 and a 6.84% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43.6M

Instructional Salaries

676

Number of Employees

In 2015, Tarrant County College District paid a total of $43.6M to 676 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

293 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

427 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Instructor with 293 employees; Assistant professor with 159 employees; and Assistant professor with 142 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Office and Administrative Support with 427 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 349 employees; and Management with 219 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District was Female Instructor with 160 employees, Male Instructor with 133 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 109 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Tarrant County College District.

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