Trinity Valley Community College

Trinity Valley Community College

Trinity Valley Community College is a co-educational, community college located in Athens, Texas. It was established in 1946 as Henderson County Junior College. In September 1986, it was given its current name.

The academic departments at TVCC include:

  • Agriculture and Ranch Management
  • Business Office and Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Distance Learning
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Horticulture and Landscape Technology
  • Language Arts
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing

The official mascot of TVCC is the Cardinal, as it sponsors teams in football, basketball, softball and rodeo. The college also has a cheerleading squad.

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Trinity Valley Community College
100 Cardinal Drive
Athens , TX 75751
General Phone: (903) 675-6200

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Trinity Valley Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts461liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine200EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Engineering Technician144electronics tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering113computer and info science, computer programming
Mechanics and Repair71HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Production Trades71welding
Beauty and Cosmetology71cosmetology
Landscaping and Horticulture67applied horticulture
Construction Trades24masonry
Security and Law Enforcement19corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Medical Administration18medical transcription, medical secretary
Family and Social Work17child care management
Medical Support and Technology12surgical tech
Business and Management11business management, accounting
Education and Teaching5education
Law4legal secretary
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Agricultural Science and Management3farm management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year49415
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16020
Associate's degree66724

Trinity Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Trinity Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 5,046 students (3,316 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 13%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 27%
20-21 16%
22-24 10%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Trinity Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 39 %
Part-Time 56 %

Trinity Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

Trinity Valley Community College offers campus housing for 356 of its 3,316 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Athens, 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 20 meals per week.

Trinity Valley Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,800
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,550
Room and board $ 3,706
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 3,800

Financial Aid:
Trinity Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 357200)

Trinity Valley Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year22$74,63611$52,740
All faculty totalcalendar year22$74,63611$52,740

*: 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 year53$69,81054$65,433
All faculty totalacademic year53$69,81054$65,433

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

Trinity Valley Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Trinity Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
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
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music, General

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 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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