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

1,913 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.

TVCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#38 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#104 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 TVCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Electronics Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#43 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#74 Most Popular Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#226 Most Popular Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#247 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Trinity Valley Community College?

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Contact details for TVCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751
Phone: 903-675-6200
Website: www.tvcc.edu

Can I Afford TVCC?

$1,170 In-State Tuition
23% Take Out Loans
21.9% 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 $1,777 $1,777
On Campus Room and Board $6,584 $6,584
On Campus Other Expenses $4,861 $4,861

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At TVCC, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,839 a year. That adds up to $19,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at TVCC is 21.9%. 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

1,913 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,233 undergraduate students at TVCC, with 1,913 being full-time and 4,320 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,913 full-time undergraduates at TVCC, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 253
Hispanic or Latino 359
White 1,003
International Students 41
Other Races/Ethnicities 248

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

1,658 Took All Classes Online
3,741 Took At Least One Class Online
8.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,741 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.

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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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of TVCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Trinity Valley Community College was 8.6%. This is the #1,077 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TVCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TVCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Cosmetology 1%
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 5%
Personal & Culinary Services 1%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TVCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at TVCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician #2
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician #4
Mechanical Engineering Technology #5
Electronics Engineering Technology #11
Engineering Technologies #68

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 Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Welding Technology/Welder 25 7 89 121
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 18 15 39 72
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 62 62
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 13 4 41 58
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 12 12 21 45
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 37 6 0 43
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 11 0 26 37
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 34 34
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 8 13 21
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 0 20 20
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 6 0 7 13
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 0 12 12
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 3 6 9
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist 0 0 9 9
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 8 0 8
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 5 0 0 5
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 3 3
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 1 0 0 1
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 1 1
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 128 63 383 574

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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