North Central Texas College

North Central Texas College

North Central Texas College was established in 1923. This community college serves Montague, Denton and Cooke Counties in Texas. NCTC offers a variety of majors and degrees in business management and marketing, computer science, security and protective services, performing arts and healthcare. The main campus, set on nearly 110 acres of land, is located in Gainesville. Two branch campuses can be found in:

  • Bowie
  • Corinth

The official colors of the sports teams of NCTC are white and blue, and the college teams are called the Lions. North Central Texas College has volleyball, tennis, softball and baseball teams. They are members of National Junior College Athletic Association.

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North Central Texas College
1525 W California Street
Gainesville , TX 76240-4699
General Phone: (940) 668-7731

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North Central Texas College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts219general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine116EMT paramedic, registered nursing, various nursing
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, computer networking
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and administration
Office and Administration11office management
Beauty and Cosmetology7cosmetology
Business and Management5business administration
Animal Science and Care5equestrian studies
Engineering Technician4drafting
Agricultural Science and Management3farm management
Medical Support and Technology0surgical tech

Number of programs and degrees for North Central Texas College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4411
Associate's degree35011

North Central Texas College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Central Texas College had a total enrollment of 7,590 students (4,939 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 9%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 26%
20-21 24%
22-24 18%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

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


North Central Texas College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 41 %
Part-Time 63 %

North Central Texas College Room and Board (2007)

North Central Texas College offers campus housing for 142 of its 4,939 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Gainesville, 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 14 meals per week.

North Central Texas College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,848
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,760
Room and board $ 3,378
Books and supplies $ 1,128
Other expenses $ 2,583

Financial Aid:
North Central Texas College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 355800)

North Central Texas College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4874

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year6$57,39820$53,472
All faculty totalcalendar year6$57,39820$53,472

*: 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 year42$46,37854$43,472
All faculty totalacademic year42$46,37854$43,472

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

North Central Texas College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports03737

North Central Texas College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (air force)
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