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Located in Athens, Texas, Trinity Valley Community College is a public institution. Athens is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

1,613 Full-Time Undergraduates
$1,170 Avg In-State Tuition

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Trinity Valley Community College 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TVCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#51 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#78 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#137 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#159 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Trinity Valley Community College?


Contact details for TVCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751
Phone: 903-675-6200

Can I Afford TVCC?

$1,170 In-State Tuition
21% Take Out Loans
20.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time TVCC students paid $39 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $150 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $1,170 $4,500
Fees $3,750 $1,470
Books and Supplies $1,746 $1,746
On Campus Room and Board $6,584 $6,584
On Campus Other Expenses $4,775 $4,775

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 TVCC, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $5,002 a year. That adds up to $20,008 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at TVCC is 20.9%. 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.

Trinity Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,613 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,600 undergraduate students at TVCC, with 1,613 being full-time and 3,987 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,613 full-time undergraduates at TVCC, 38% are male and 62% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Trinity Valley Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 257
Hispanic or Latino 340
White 860
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 114

Over 22 countries are represented at TVCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Kenya, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Trinity Valley Community College

1,865 Took All Classes Online
3,093 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,093 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 15th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of TVCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Trinity Valley Community College was 7.9%. This is the #1,289 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TVCC 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%.

Trinity Valley Community College Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Surgical Technology 2 103 105
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 76 76
Welding Technology/Welder 4 52 56
General Drafting & Design Technology 25 4 29
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 29 29
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 24 24
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 14 1 15
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 14 14
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 12 12
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 9 9
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 6 0 6
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology 6 0 6
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1 2 3
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 0 0 0
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 0 0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 0
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 0
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist 0 0 0
TOTAL 58 326 384


*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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