Tarrant County College District

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,728
4.03% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$6,266
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
50,519
26.8% Full-Time
2019 Graduation Rate
20%
797 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 2019, 8,852 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tarrant County College District. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,442 degrees), 1.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2834 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,728, which is $-6,096 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,728, which is $-6,096 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,266.

In 2019, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,728
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District was $1,728. The cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District is $-6,096 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$6,266
2019 Value
5.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Tarrant County College District had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,266. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Tarrant County College District grew by 5.99%.

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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 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,605. The cost of room and board increased by 1.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.78% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
16%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Tarrant County College District received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.56% with respect to 2018, when 36% 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.
18.8%
2017 Default Rate
775
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Tarrant County College District was 18.8%, which represents 775 out of the 4117 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 50,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 13,560 students and the part-time enrollment is 36,959. This means that 26.8% 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 36.6% Hispanic or Latino, 33.7% White, 17% Black or African American, 6.45% Asian, 3.35% Two or More Races, 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% 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 (21.7%), followed by White Female (16.6%) and White Male (16.4%). 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

26.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tarrant County College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 13,560 and the part-time enrollment is 36,959. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2019 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 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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
    18,467
  2. White
    17,029
  3. Black or African American
    8,564

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District is 36.6% Hispanic or Latino, 33.7% White, 17% Black or African American, 6.45% Asian, 3.35% Two or More Races, 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 884 students (1.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1176 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 (3,442 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2834 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 (4,512 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (86 degrees), and Library Science (28 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 (53,841 people), Other managers (53,658 people), Software developers (36,196 people), Secondary school teachers (17,446 people), and Chief executives & legislators (16,754 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,512 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (86 degrees), Library Science (28 degrees), Engineering Technologies (388 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (421 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 Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,512 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (86 degrees), Library Science (28 degrees), Engineering Technologies (388 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (421 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 (118,079 people), Computer Systems Design (51,451 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (41,319 people), Construction (38,295 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (23,635 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,512 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (86 degrees), Library Science (28 degrees), Engineering Technologies (388 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (421 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 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

3,838
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
5,014
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 3,838 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District, which is 0.765 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,014).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1623 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 0.562 times less than the 2889 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 2889 degrees were awarded to women at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 1.78 times more than the 1623 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 8% 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, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 (33.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tarrant County College District is Female and Asian (33.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (70.6%).

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, 1.63% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,442 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,834 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,448 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tarrant County College District is white (3,442 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2834 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (117 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,840 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,652 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,602 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tarrant County College District is white female (1,840 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (1,652 degrees).

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Operations

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.1M (NaNM%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Tarrant County College District had a total salary expenditure of $441M. Tarrant County College District employs 337 Instructors, 153 Assistant professors, and 140 Associate professors. Most academics at Tarrant County College District are Female Instructors (180), Male Instructors(157), and Female Assistant professors (104).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District are: Office and Administrative Support, with 448 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 363 employees, and Management with 251 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Tarrant County College District stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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. $3.38M - Federal
  2. $5.68M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Tarrant County College District received $3.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.68M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$184M
2019 Salaries
3.83%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Tarrant County College District paid a median of $184M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($441M) and a 3.83% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.49% growth from 2017 and a 5.03% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$51.5M
Instructional Salaries
752
Number of Employees

In 2019, Tarrant County College District paid a total of $51.5M to 752 employees working as instructors, which represents 28% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
337 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
448 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Instructor with 337 employees; Assistant professor with 153 employees; and Assistant professor with 140 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Office and Administrative Support with 448 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 363 employees; and Management with 251 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District was Female Instructor with 180 employees, Male Instructor with 157 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 104 employees.

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

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