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Ranger College

Ranger College

Ranger College, RC, was officially founded in 1925 and began offering classesoin September 13, 1926. Located on 50 acres in Ranger, Texas, RC is among the oldest continually operating public colleges in Texas.

Ranger College offers Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as certificate programs of study. A number of workforce education courses are also available. Students can choose from courses in computer information technology, mathematics, welding technology, cosmetology, office technology, and vocational nursing.

The athletics department of Ranger College fields teams in baseball, basketball, golf, rodeo, softball, soccer, and volleyball. The teams are nicknamed the Rangers, and they compete in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, and the National Junior College Athletic Association. RC's football and rodeo teams have won national championships in recent years.

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Contacting Ranger College

Ranger College
1100 College Circle
Ranger , TX 76470
General Phone: (254) 647-3234
http://www.rangercollege.edu

Ranger College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts22general studies
Beauty and Cosmetology19cosmetology
Computer Science and Engineering17data processing tech
Production Trades12welding
Office and Administration8administrative assistant, general office occupations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year142
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years925
Associate's degree284

Ranger College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ranger College had a total enrollment of 594 students (616 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 7%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 70%
20-21 13%
22-24 5%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Ranger College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 28 %

Ranger College Room and Board (2007)

Ranger College offers campus housing for 425 of its 616 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Ranger, 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.

Ranger College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,400
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,400
Room and board $ 3,452
Room charge $ 1,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,381
Books and supplies $ 875
Other expenses $ 2,535

Financial Aid:
Ranger College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 360300)

Ranger College Faculty

Ranger College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured42
Non-tenured, but on tenure track64
Non-tenured and not on tenure track54

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*2*
Instructorcalendar year4$35,0005$28,750
All faculty totalcalendar year4$35,0007$24,979

*: 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 year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year3$35,8712*
Assistant professoracademic year6$31,1402*
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year10$33,8635$29,211

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

Ranger College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total10341144
Football32032
Baseball11516
Basketball42042
All Other Sports183654

Ranger College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Ranger College Highlights

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What Sets Ranger College Apart:

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% students on athletic fin. aid
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Ranger College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Ranger College % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 7%Ranger College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Ranger College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Ranger College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 16%Ranger College % of degrees in production trades
Male % of student body
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Top 18%Ranger College Male % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Ranger College % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Ranger College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career 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 Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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