Tarrant County College

Tarrant County College

Tarrant County College District, or TCCD, is a public, two year community college serving the Fort Worth area in Tarrant County, Texas. It offers degree programs including Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees. As of 2008, TCCD was ranked as the sixth largest community college and university in Texas with student enrollment figures of over 30,000. TCCD operates many campuses which include:

  • Northeast Campus
  • Northwest Campus
  • South Campus
  • Southeast Campus
  • Trinity River Campus

The athletics department of Tarrant County College District has many sports teams that participate in a variety of sports such as racquetball, volleyball, table tennis, soccer, and tennis.

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Tarrant County College District
1500 Houston St
Fort Worth , TX 76102-6599
General Phone: (817) 515-5100

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TCC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,544sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, cartography
Business and Management273business, business management, logistics, operations management, accounting technology, small business management, sales and marketing, fashion merchandising
Medical Support and Technology186dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer, mental health services tech
Security and Law Enforcement177criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine153EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Mechanics and Repair147autobody repair, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Computer Science and Engineering133computer and info science, computer programming, web design, computer networking
Engineering Technician121architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, robotics tech, HVAC tech, manufacturing tech, occupational safety tech, quality control tech, computer systems tech, drafting ...
Office and Administration46administrative assistant, office data entry
Real Estate and Construction Management42real estate
Family and Social Work38foodservice management, child development, child care management, child care provider, public administration
Media31radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging, printing equipment operation
Law30legal assistant
Therapy and Counseling20physical therapist assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19dietitian assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts19chef training
Landscaping and Horticulture15applied horticulture
Production Trades12welding
Medical Administration8health care facilities management, medical records tech
Hospitality7hospitality management, tourism and travel

Number of programs and degrees for TCC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21230
Associate's degree2,14651
Award of less than 1 academic year66336

TCC Student Body

In 2007-2008, TCC had a total enrollment of 37,948 students (24,917 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 16%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 24%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

TCC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 38 %

TCC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fort Worth, 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.

TCC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,752
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,960
Books and supplies $ 1,341

Financial Aid:
TCC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 362600)

TCC Faculty

TCC has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year5$85,7304$62,134
Assistant professorcalendar year2*3$72,474
Instructorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$87,9949$58,686

*: 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 year38$66,99528$71,700
Associate professoracademic year60$62,24365$64,283
Assistant professoracademic year64$58,61676$58,646
Instructoracademic year98$52,803142$50,968
All faculty totalacademic year260$58,486311$57,493

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

TCC Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Fashion Merchandising
Logistics and Materials Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician
Robotics Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Public Administration

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant

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

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets TCC Apart:

Number of students
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 5%TCC Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Number of degree programs
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Top 5%TCC Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 6%TCC Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 10%TCC % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%TCC % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%TCC % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%TCC % of degrees in security and law enforcement

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 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 Tenure system for quality teaching

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