Tarrant County College District (228547)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,728
2022 Average Net Price
$6,256
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.16%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
40,131
18.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21%
830 Graduates

About

Tarrant County College District (228547) is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Tarrant County College District (228547) were General Studies (4,331 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (342 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (153 degrees).

In 2022, 7,513 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tarrant County College District (228547). 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,711 degrees), 1.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2,476 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District (228547) is $1,728, which is $−6,384 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tarrant County College District (228547) is $1,728, which is $−6,384 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,256.

In 2022, 65% of undergraduate students attending Tarrant County College District (228547) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,728
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District (228547) was $1,728. The cost of tuition at Tarrant County College District (228547) is $−6,384 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,256
2022 Value
8.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tarrant County College District (228547) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,256. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tarrant County College District (228547) grew by 8.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,647
Room and Board
$1,639
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tarrant County College District (228547) was of $9,647 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.479% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,639. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.49% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Tarrant County College District (228547) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 103% with respect to 2021, when 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.16%
2019 Default Rate
207
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tarrant County College District (228547) was 5.16%, which represents 207 out of the 4010 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Tarrant County College District (228547) had a total enrollment of 40,131 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District (228547) is 7,274 students and the part-time enrollment is 32,857. This means that 18.1% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District (228547) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District (228547), both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.5% Hispanic or Latino, 28.4% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 6.52% Asian, 3.84% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.159% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tarrant County College District (228547) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.8%) and White Male (15.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tarrant County College District (228547) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40,131 students. The full-time enrollment at Tarrant County College District (228547) is 7,274 and the part-time enrollment is 32,857. This means that 18.1% of students enrolled at Tarrant County College District (228547) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College District (228547) was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Tarrant County College District (228547) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    14,643 enrolled students
  2. White
    11,389 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    6,586 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tarrant County College District (228547) is 36.5% Hispanic or Latino, 28.4% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 6.52% Asian, 3.84% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.159% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,589 students (6.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,537 more women than men received degrees from Tarrant County College District (228547). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tarrant County College District (228547) is white (2,711 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2476 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Tarrant County College District (228547) is General Studies (4,331 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (342 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (153 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Tarrant County College District (228547), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,331 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (60 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (321 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District (228547) are Software developers (537,475 people), Other managers (131,792 people), Computer occupations, all other (117,474 people), Computer & information systems managers (108,309 people), and Computer programmers (92,139 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District (228547) in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,331 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (60 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (321 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (544 degrees), and Transportation (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District (228547) are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District (228547) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,331 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (60 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (321 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (544 degrees), and Transportation (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District (228547) are Computer Systems Design (566,430 people), Elementary & secondary schools (169,362 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,946 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (80,962 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (80,377 people).

The most specialized majors at Tarrant County College District (228547) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (4,331 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (60 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (321 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (544 degrees), and Transportation (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Tarrant County College District (228547).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 4,331 degrees awarded
  2. 342 degrees awarded
  3. 153 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Tarrant County College District (228547) was General Studies with 4,331 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from associates degree programs at Tarrant County College District (228547) according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,988
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,525
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,988 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District (228547), which is 0.66 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,525).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1455 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District (228547) in General Studies, which is 0.506 times less than the 2876 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 2876 degrees were awarded to men at Tarrant County College District (228547) in General Studies, which is 1.98 times more than the 1455 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 9% of students graduating from Tarrant County College District (228547) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Tarrant County College District (228547) is Female and Asian (33.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.29% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,711 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,476 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,303 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tarrant County College District (228547) is white (2,711 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2476 degrees).

1.72% of degree recipients (129 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,578 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,501 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tarrant County College District (228547) is hispanic or latino female (1,578 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1501 degrees).

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Operations

Tarrant County College District (228547) employs 318 Instructors, 125 Professors and 105 Assistant professors. Most academics at Tarrant County College District (228547) are Female Instructor (169), Male Instructor (149), and Female Assistant professor (69).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District (228547) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 399 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 248 employees, and Management with 242 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$178M
2022 Salaries
0.617%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Tarrant County College District (228547) paid a median of $178M in salaries, a 0.617% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$48.1M
Instructional Salaries
651
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tarrant County College District (228547) paid a total of $48.1M to 651 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
318 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
399 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District (228547) were Instructor with 318 employees, Professor with 125 employees, and Assistant professor with 105 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tarrant County College District (228547) were Office and Administrative Support with 399 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 248 employees, and Management with 242 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tarrant County College District (228547) was Female Instructor with 169 employees, Male Instructor with 149 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 69 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Tarrant County College District (228547).

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