Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College, or TCC, is a community college located in Tallahassee, Florida. It was founded in the year 1966. It offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. TCC annually hosts the Big Bend Brain Bowl academic tournament sponsored by the Tallahassee Democrat.

TCC's athletics department offers many athletic teams that participate in sports such as softball, baseball, women's basketball, and men's basketball. The teams are nicknamed the Eagles. The softball team has won three conference championships and a state and national title in 1994. The baseball team won the fourth conference title in the year 2004.

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Contacting Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee , FL 32304-2895
General Phone: (850) 201-6200

Tallahassee Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts2,030liberal arts and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement267corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine75EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology65dental assistant, dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Business and Management33business management, operations management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, MIS, management information systems, marketing
Family and Social Work23child care provider
Law15legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering14computer applications programming, computer services management
Photography and Commercial Art8commercial art, cinematography
Engineering Technician6civil engineering tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech, drafting
Office and Administration2executive secretary
Construction Trades0masonry, electrician
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Media0communication and journalism
Medical Administration0medical records tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year2679
Associate's degree2,24824
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years236
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

Tallahassee Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tallahassee Community College had a total enrollment of 13,776 students (10,560 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 33%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 28%
20-21 27%
22-24 17%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Tallahassee Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 51 %

Tallahassee Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Tallahassee Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,801
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,143
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Tallahassee Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 153300)

Tallahassee Community College Faculty

Tallahassee Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1816

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year81$60,20698$59,506
All faculty totalacademic year81$60,20698$59,506

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

Tallahassee Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01616

Tallahassee Community College Degree Programs (2007)

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

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

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What Sets Tallahassee Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
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 On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, navy, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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