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Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Tarrant County College District is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Fort Worth makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

13,560 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,402 Avg In-State Tuition

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Tarrant County College District Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Tarrant County College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#61 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#220 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Tarrant County College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Construction Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Value Environmental Control Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Environmental Control Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Tarrant County College District?


Contact details for Tarrant County College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102-6524
Phone: 817-515-8223

Can I Afford Tarrant County College?

$3,402 In-State Tuition
11% Take Out Loans
20.2% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Tarrant County College students paid $126 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $305 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,402 $8,235
Fees $0 $0
Books and Supplies $1,605 $1,605

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Tarrant County College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,858 a year. That adds up to $19,432 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tarrant County College is 20.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Tarrant County College District Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,560 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 50,519 undergraduate students at Tarrant County College, with 13,560 being full-time and 36,959 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 13,560 full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tarrant County College District students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 883
Black or African American 2,190
Hispanic or Latino 4,959
White 4,472
International Students 234
Other Races/Ethnicities 822

Over 68 countries are represented at Tarrant County College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nepal, and India.

Online Learning at Tarrant County College District

5,824 Took All Classes Online
11,860 Took At Least One Class Online
6.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 11,860 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Tarrant County College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Tarrant County College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tarrant County College District was 6.3%. This is the #1,224 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tarrant County College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Tarrant County College District Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 189 27 0 216
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 101 29 16 146
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 74 29 13 116
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 10 32 43 85
Welding Technology/Welder 66 19 0 85
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 30 44 74
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 14 16 39 69
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 0 24 34 58
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 34 16 6 56
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 42 4 0 46
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 20 21 2 43
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 34 2 0 36
Radiologic Technology 12 23 0 35
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 30 0 0 30
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 29 29
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew 7 5 16 28
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 0 25 0 25
Occupational Safety & Health Technology/Technician 16 8 0 24
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 7 12 4 23
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 0 21 21
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 17 0 17
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 2 15 0 17
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 16 0 16
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 11 0 11
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 5 5
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician 4 0 0 4
Long Term Care Administration/Management 4 0 0 4
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 667 381 272 1,320


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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