Panola College

Panola College

Panola College is a community college situated in Carthage, Texas. The College is named after the Panola County, Texas. It was founded in the year 1947, and began its operations in January 1948. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Panola College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They participate in sports including volleyball, basketball, baseball, and rodeo. The men's sports teams are nicknamed as the Ponies, and the women's teams are called the Fillies. They participate in the Region XIV Athletic Conference of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The student body of the college boasts an impressive number of international students as well.

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Contacting Panola College

Panola College
1109 W Panola St
Carthage , TX 75633
General Phone: (903) 693-2000

Panola College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts240liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Beauty and Cosmetology36cosmetology, facial treatment, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Engineering Technician30environmental engineering tech, industrial tech
Production Trades26welding
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20occupational therapist assistant
Office and Administration15administrative assistant, office data entry, general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering11information science
Education and Teaching6middle school teaching
Medical Support and Technology5medical coding
Business and Management5business
Medical Administration2medical office management, medical records tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year688
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years26215
Associate's degree1888

Panola College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Panola College had a total enrollment of 1,891 students (1,697 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 16%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 18%
18-19 33%
20-21 13%
22-24 9%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

Panola College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 46 %

Panola College Room and Board (2007)

Panola College offers campus housing for 208 of its 1,697 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Carthage, 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.

Panola College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,992
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,568
Room and board $ 4,635
Books and supplies $ 1,545
Other expenses $ 6,104

Financial Aid:
Panola College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 360000)

Panola College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3134

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$49,08110$52,726
All faculty totalcalendar year6$49,08110$52,726

*: 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
Instructoracademic year25$46,18724$49,689
All faculty totalacademic year25$46,18724$49,689

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

Panola College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports055

Panola College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Industrial Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

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

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Panola College Highlights

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What Sets Panola College Apart:

Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Panola College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Panola College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Panola College Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Panola College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Panola College % of degrees in liberal arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Panola College Salaries of full-time faculty

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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