Kilgore College

Kilgore College

Kilgore College is a community college located in Kilgore, Texas. It was founded in 1935. Kilgore's enrollment is around 5,000. The college is renowned for having the first precision drill team in the world. It was created by Gussie Nell Davis in 1940.

Many students of Kilgore College have gone on to become famous. Some of them are John Hill, Jr, former Attorney General; Edward Hancock II, author and award-winning editor; Rodney Carrington, comedian; and Van Cliburn, renowned pianist. KC's athletics department fields a wide variety of men's and women's sports teams, known as the Rangers.

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Kilgore College
1100 Broadway
Kilgore , TX 75662-3299
General Phone: (903) 984-8531

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Kilgore College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement348corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine162EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts97English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services
Business and Management80business, business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, MIS
Mechanics and Repair72computer repair, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician45electronics tech, metallurgical tech, occupational safety tech, drafting
Office and Administration42executive secretary
Medical Support and Technology40medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, clinical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Beauty and Cosmetology39cosmetology
Education and Teaching30elementary school teaching, health teaching, physical education teaching, trade and industrial teaching
Therapy and Counseling22psychology, physical therapist assistant, physical therapy
Production Trades20welding
Photography and Commercial Art17commercial art, commercial photography
Law17pre-law, legal assistant, court reporting
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, computer programming, computer networking, webmastering
Medical Administration13medical secretary
Engineering9aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering
Science7biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Drama and Performing Arts6dance, drama
Art Studies4art studies
Family and Social Work4child care management, child care provider
Medicine4pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary
Agricultural Science and Management4agriculture
Science and Laboratory Technician1chemical tech
Architecture and Planning1architecture
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Construction Trades0fashion consultant
Religion and Philosophy0religion
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0occupational therapist assistant
Design0design and visual communication

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree51676
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years23527
Award of less than 1 academic year3628

Kilgore College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kilgore College had a total enrollment of 5,150 students (3,891 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 17%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 31%
20-21 18%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)2%

Kilgore College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 39 %

Kilgore College Room and Board (2007)

Kilgore College offers campus housing for 525 of its 3,891 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Kilgore, 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.

Kilgore College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,232
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,048
Room and board $ 3,630
Books and supplies $ 1,648
Other expenses $ 2,030

Financial Aid:
Kilgore College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 358000)

Kilgore College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track7177

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year30$52,48131$56,377
All faculty totalcalendar year30$52,48131$56,377

*: 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 year41$49,74246$47,175
All faculty totalacademic year41$49,74246$47,175

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

Kilgore College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Kilgore College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Construction Trades
Fashion and Fabric Consultant

Design and Visual Communications, General

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

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Metallurgical Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

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

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician


Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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Kilgore College Highlights

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What Sets Kilgore College Apart:

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Number of degree programs
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Top 7%Kilgore College Number of degree programs
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Top 9%Kilgore College Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 12%Kilgore College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 15%Kilgore College Number of students

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