Grayson County College

Grayson County College

Grayson County College, also known as GCC, is a community college situated in Grayson County, Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1960. GCC's main campus is in Denison. It operates several branch campuses in Sherman, Van Alstyne and Bonham. GCC offers associate degrees in more than 20 areas of study.

GCC's campus houses an athletic department which supports several men's and women's sports teams. The college also offers sports scholarships in baseball, basketball, and softball. The athletes participate in sports such as men's and women's baseball, basketball, softball and others. Their sports teams are nicknamed as the Vikings and the Lady Vikings. GCC is a member of the NJCAA region five. The Vikings participate in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.

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Grayson County College
6101 Grayson Drive
Denison , TX 75020-8299
General Phone: (903) 465-6030

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Grayson County College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine171EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts106liberal arts and sciences, sociology
Engineering Technician99electronics tech, telecommunications tech, HVAC tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Medical Support and Technology49dental assistant, radiographer, medical lab tech
Education and Teaching44elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching
Business and Management42business management, accounting, accounting technology
Therapy and Counseling33psychology, substance abuse counseling
Beauty and Cosmetology30cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Production Trades18machinist, welding
Science10biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Office and Administration9administrative assistant, office data entry
Medical Administration6medical secretary
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Agricultural Science and Management5food science
Mechanics and Repair5industrial mechanics, autobody repair
Computer Science and Engineering5computer programming, data processing tech
Art Studies4art studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year8614
Associate's degree42339
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16616
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

Grayson County College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Grayson County College had a total enrollment of 3,811 students (2,019 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 19%
20-21 21%
22-24 17%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Grayson County College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 57 %

Grayson County College Room and Board (2007)

Grayson County College offers campus housing for 200 of its 2,019 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Grayson County College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,536
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,712
Room and board $ 3,663
Room charge $ 650
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,742
Books and supplies $ 612
Other expenses $ 2,152

Financial Aid:
Grayson County College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 357000)

Grayson County College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*13$55,873
All faculty totalcalendar year1*13$55,873

*: 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
Professoracademic year27$52,60949$50,478
All faculty totalacademic year27$52,60949$50,478

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

Grayson County College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports03131

Grayson County College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Food Science

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Music, General

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

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

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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