Tarrant County College District

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,593
12.5% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$6,737
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
20.3%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
52,957
28.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
19.5%
793 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 2017, 8,307 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tarrant County College District. 57.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,579 degrees), 1.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2349 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,593, which is $-5,821 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District is $1,593, which is $-5,821 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,737.

In 2017, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 22% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,593
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District was $1,593. The cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District is $-5,821 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,737
2017 Value
0.687%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Tarrant County College District had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,737. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Tarrant County College District grew by 0.687%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,924
Room and Board
$1,561
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tarrant County College District was of $8,924 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,561. The cost of room and board increased by 0.157% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.128% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
22%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Tarrant County College District received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Tarrant County College District (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
20.3%
2016 Default Rate
946
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Tarrant County College District was 20.3%, which represents 946 out of the 4668 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 52,957 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 15,077 students and the part-time enrollment is 37,880. This means that 28.5% 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 36.8% White, 33.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% Black or African American, 6.16% Asian, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.159% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tarrant County College District in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (19.3%), followed by White Female (18.2%) and White Male (17.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tarrant County College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52,957 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District is 15,077 and the part-time enrollment is 37,880. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2017 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 (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. White
    19,501
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    17,941
  3. Black or African American
    9,149

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District is 36.8% White, 33.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% Black or African American, 6.16% Asian, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.159% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 834 students (1.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1287 more women than men received degrees from Tarrant County College District. The majority of degree recipients at Tarrant County College District are white (3,579 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2349 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 (4,362 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (82 degrees), and Library Science (26 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 (106,543 people), Other managers (68,569 people), Postsecondary teachers (37,383 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (31,220 people), and Software developers (29,555 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,362 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (82 degrees), Library Science (26 degrees), Language & Linguistics (137 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (276 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,362 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (82 degrees), Library Science (26 degrees), Language & Linguistics (137 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (276 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 (188,135 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (84,163 people), Computer Systems Design (70,241 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (45,600 people), and Construction (41,478 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,362 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (82 degrees), Library Science (26 degrees), Language & Linguistics (137 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (276 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

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 3,510
  2. 4,797

In 2017, 3,510 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District, which is 0.732 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,797).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1627 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 0.595 times less than the 2735 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 2735 degrees were awarded to women at Tarrant County College District in General Studies, which is 1.68 times more than the 1627 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% 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, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 (38.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tarrant County College District is Female and Asian (38.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.64% 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
    3,579 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,349 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,436 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tarrant County College District is white (3,579 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2349 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (110 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,908 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,671 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,431 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tarrant County College District is white female (1,908 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,671 degrees).

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Operations

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.6M (NaNM%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Tarrant County College District had a total salary expenditure of $401M. Tarrant County College District employs 306 Instructors, 162 Assistant professors, and 150 Associate professors. Most academics at Tarrant County College District are Female Instructors (174), Male Instructors(132), and Female Assistant professors (109).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District are: Office and Administrative Support, with 395 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 330 employees, and Management with 195 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Tarrant County College District has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 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. $4.52M - Federal
  2. $5.4M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Tarrant County College District received $4.52M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$171M
2017 Salaries
5.03%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Tarrant County College District paid a median of $171M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($401M) and a 5.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.14% decline from 2015 and a 4.71% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$48.7M
Instructional Salaries
730
Number of Employees

In 2017, Tarrant County College District paid a total of $48.7M to 730 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
306 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
395 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Instructor with 306 employees; Assistant professor with 162 employees; and Assistant professor with 150 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District were Office and Administrative Support with 395 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 330 employees; and Management with 195 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District was Female Instructor with 174 employees, Male Instructor with 132 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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