Tarrant County College District

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,728
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,396
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.4%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
43,000
20.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
21.2%
888 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 2020, 7,732 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tarrant County College District. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,882 degrees), 1.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2571 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,728, which is $−6,252 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,728, which is $−6,252 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,396.

In 2020, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,728
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District was $1,728. The cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District is $−6,252 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,396
2020 Value
13.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Tarrant County College District had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,396. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Tarrant County College District grew by 13.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,176
Room and Board
$1,605
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tarrant County College District was of $9,176 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,605. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
8%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Tarrant County College District received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.82% with respect to 2019, when 34% 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.
14.4%
2018 Default Rate
571
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Tarrant County College District was 14.4%, which represents 571 out of the 3963 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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Enrollment

Tarrant County College District has a total enrollment of 43,000 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 8,643 students and the part-time enrollment is 34,357. This means that 20.1% 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 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 33.6% White, 16.5% Black or African American, 6.65% Asian, 3.69% Two or More Races, 0.337% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.147% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tarrant County College District in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.2%), followed by White Female (17.6%) and White Male (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tarrant County College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43,000 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 8,643 and the part-time enrollment is 34,357. This means that 20.1% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2020 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 63%. 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. Hispanic or Latino
    14,990
  2. White
    14,443
  3. Black or African American
    7,101

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District is 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 33.6% White, 16.5% Black or African American, 6.65% Asian, 3.69% Two or More Races, 0.337% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.147% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 1,517 students (3.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1464 more women than men received degrees from Tarrant County College District. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tarrant County College District is white (2,882 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2571 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 (4,575 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (117 degrees), and Library Science (17 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 (82,024 people), Other managers (67,446 people), Secondary school teachers (41,554 people), Software developers (41,459 people), and Postsecondary teachers (40,739 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,575 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (117 degrees), Library Science (17 degrees), Language & Linguistics (94 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (227 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,575 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (117 degrees), Library Science (17 degrees), Language & Linguistics (94 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (227 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 (188,434 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (88,477 people), Computer Systems Design (66,246 people), Construction (42,380 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (38,522 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,575 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (117 degrees), Library Science (17 degrees), Language & Linguistics (94 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (227 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,134
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
4,598
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,134 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District, which is 0.682 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,598).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1614 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 0.545 times less than the 2961 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 2961 degrees were awarded to women at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 1.83 times more than the 1614 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% 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, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (34.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tarrant County College District is Female and Asian (34.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.01% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,882 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,571 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,283 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tarrant County College District is white (2,882 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2571 degrees).

1.58% of degree recipients (122 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,624 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,601 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,281 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tarrant County College District is hispanic or latino female (1,624 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,601 degrees).

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Operations

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.3M (NaNM%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Tarrant County College District had a total salary expenditure of $440M. Tarrant County College District employs 351 Instructors, 147 Assistant professors, and 138 Associate professors. Most academics at Tarrant County College District are Female Instructors (194), Male Instructors(157), and Female Assistant professors (101).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District are: Office and Administrative Support, with 440 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 324 employees, and Management with 238 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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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. $3.33M - Federal
  2. $4.62M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Tarrant County College District received $3.33M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.62M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$184M
2020 Salaries
0.409%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Tarrant County College District paid a median of $184M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($440M) and a 0.409% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.83% growth from 2018 and a 3.49% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$51.4M
Instructional Salaries
756
Number of Employees

In 2020, Tarrant County College District paid a total of $51.4M to 756 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
351 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
440 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Instructor with 351 employees; Assistant professor with 147 employees; and Assistant professor with 138 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Office and Administrative Support with 440 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 324 employees; and Management with 238 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District was Female Instructor with 194 employees, Male Instructor with 157 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 101 employees.

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

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