Texarkana College

Texarkana College

Texarkana College, also known as TC, was established in 1927, as a division of the Texarkana Independent School District. The citizens of Texarkana voted in 1941 to create a separate Texarkana College District. The college, which moved to its present campus in October 1951, has a campus which is spread across an area of more than 20 acres. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in many areas of study.

Texarkana College's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. They participate in sports such as baseball, softball, and golf and are nicknamed the Bulldogs. TC also houses a fitness center, which includes an Olympic size pool, tennis, and racquetball courts.

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Texarkana College
2500 N Robison Rd
Texarkana , TX 75599
General Phone: (903) 838-4541

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Texarkana College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts501foreign language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, social services, political science, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine176EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair103HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, small engine mechanics
Business and Management55business, business management, marketing
Office and Administration51administrative assistant, office data entry, general office occupations
Construction Trades41carpentry, electrician
Production Trades33upholsterer, welding
Computer Science and Engineering31computer programming
Engineering Technician26electronics tech, drafting
Beauty and Cosmetology14cosmetology
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and safety
Cooking and Culinary Arts11chef training
Science11biology, chemistry, physics
Family and Social Work9child care management
Real Estate and Construction Management8real estate
Landscaping and Horticulture4ornamental horticulture
Therapy and Counseling4substance abuse counseling
Art Studies2art studies
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree45329
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years56725
Award of less than 1 academic year788

Texarkana College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Texarkana College had a total enrollment of 4,439 students (2,171 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 20%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 26%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Texarkana College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 50 %

Texarkana College Room and Board (2007)

Texarkana College offers campus housing for 180 of its 2,171 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Texarkana, 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.

Texarkana College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,040
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,640
Room and board $ 3,047
Books and supplies $ 1,632
Other expenses $ 4,754

Financial Aid:
Texarkana College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 362800)

Texarkana College Faculty

Texarkana College 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
Professorcalendar year4$80,8701*
Associate professorcalendar year3$69,5472*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*3$59,262
Instructorcalendar year18$62,2865$60,051
All faculty totalcalendar year27$65,96211$63,203

*: 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 year16$60,96916$64,132
Associate professoracademic year4$51,45019$51,793
Assistant professoracademic year4$45,9746$49,252
Instructoracademic year2*3$45,308
All faculty totalacademic year26$56,02744$55,491

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

Texarkana College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Texarkana College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Engineering, General

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

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Ornamental Horticulture

Liberal Arts
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician


Music, General

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

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

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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