Colin College

Colin College

Established in 1985, Collin County Community College District is a community college district, located north and northeast of Dallas. It serves Collin and Rockwall Counties. The College re-branded itself in 2007 and is now known as -Collin College'.

The school offers a variety of academic programs, managed by six campuses in Allen, McKinney, Frisco, Plano and Rockwall, which is actually located in neighboring Rockwall County, not Collin County. These schools are:

  • Central Park Campus
  • Collin College
  • Courtyard Center
  • Farmersville
  • Higher Education Center at Rockwall
  • Higher Education Center McKinney
  • Preston Ridge Campus
  • Spring Creek Campus

The official mascot of Collin College is the Cougar and the sports teams of the college are known as the Cougars.

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Contacting Colin College

Collin County Community College District
4800 Preston Park Blvd.
Plano , TX 75093
General Phone: (972) 881-5790

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Colin College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts891sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Security and Law Enforcement132criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Business and Management69business, business management, sales and marketing
Medical Support and Technology36dental hygienist, medical coding, respiratory care tech
Engineering Technician29electronics tech, telecommunications tech, drafting, electrical drafting
Music28music, music management
Law26legal assistant
Office and Administration25administrative assistant, office data entry
Education and Teaching24elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Computer Science and Engineering19computer and info science, computer programming, computer science, web design, computer networking, computer security
Hospitality18hospitality management
Real Estate and Construction Management17real estate
Media12communication studies, animation and special effects
Family and Social Work12child development, child care management, child care provider
Photography and Commercial Art10commercial art
Science and Laboratory Technician7biology tech
Design6interior design
Medical Administration4medical transcription
Mechanics and Repair3electrical installation and repair

Number of programs and degrees for Colin College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,17940
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6619
Award of less than 1 academic year20227

Colin College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Colin College had a total enrollment of 20,143 students (13,843 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 10%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 25%
20-21 21%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%

Colin College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 42 %

Colin College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Plano, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Colin College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,684
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,334
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Colin College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2361400)

Colin College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track129164

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year129$55,616162$52,019
All faculty totalacademic year129$55,616162$52,019

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Colin College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports7815

Colin College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Elect CAD/CADD
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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% of degrees in music
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
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