Tyler Junior College

Tyler Junior College

Tyler Junior College, popularly referred to as TJC, was established in the year 1926. It is a two-year community college situated in Tyler, Texas. The campus is set on nearly 75 acres of land. TJC registers over 12,000 credit students every year. Apart from its main campus, the college has a West Campus used mainly for vocational training and continuing education programs.

TJC has on-campus housing that can accommodate over 600 students in eight residence halls. The college offers associate in arts degree, associate in applied science degree, and certificate of proficiency programs to the students.

Tyler Junior College's athletics teams are nicknamed Apache and the official colors are white, black, and gold. The college has tennis, basketball, soccer, baseball, and football teams. The sports teams of TJC participate in National Junior College Athletic Association's Region XIV.

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Contacting Tyler Junior College

Tyler Junior College
1400 East Fifth Street
Tyler , TX 75789-0001
General Phone: (903) 510-2200

Tyler Junior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts963foreign language and literature, sign language translation, Americal literature, English literature, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, economics, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine278EMT paramedic, pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology137dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, pre-pharmacy, opticianry, ...
Business and Management84business, business management
Engineering Technician52electronics tech, telecommunications tech, industrial tech, surveying tech, computer engineering tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Medical Administration42medical office management, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical secretary
Mechanics and Repair41HVAC, automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work36family and consumer science, child development, child care management, child care provider, social work
Production Trades28welding
Security and Law Enforcement23corrections, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Media20communication studies, journalism, radio and television, advertising
Law13pre-law, legal secretary, legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy13athletic trainer
Design11graphic design
Education and Teaching10education, kindergarten/preschool teaching, physical education teaching
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, information technology, computer programming, data processing tech, computer science, computer networking
Therapy and Counseling6psychology, substance abuse counseling
Photography and Commercial Art5commercial art, commercial photography
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural management, farm management
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary
Science0biology, meteorology, chemistry, geology, physics
Office and Administration0administrative assistant, office data entry
Landscaping and Horticulture0ornamental horticulture
Art Studies0art studies
Drama and Performing Arts0dance, drama
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree78988
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years91441
Award of less than 1 academic year9510

Tyler Junior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tyler Junior College had a total enrollment of 8,217 students (6,865 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 18%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 19%
20-21 24%
22-24 14%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Tyler Junior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 25 %

Tyler Junior College Room and Board (2007)

Tyler Junior College offers campus housing for 1,054 of its 6,865 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Tyler, 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.

Tyler Junior College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,670
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,420
Room and board $ 4,150
Room charge $ 2,550
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,600
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,902

Financial Aid:
Tyler Junior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 364800)

Tyler Junior College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track111150

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year22$55,67430$53,600
All faculty totalcalendar year22$55,67430$53,600

*: 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
Instructoracademic year89$49,100120$45,527
All faculty totalacademic year89$49,100120$45,527

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

Tyler Junior College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports303060

Tyler Junior College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Graphic Design

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

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Ornamental Horticulture

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
American Literature (United States)
Economics, General
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

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

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Optometric Technician/Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

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

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

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

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Tyler Junior College Apart:

Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Tyler Junior College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Tyler Junior College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Tyler Junior College Number of students
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Tyler Junior College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Tyler Junior College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Tyler Junior College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Offers campus housing
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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