Tarrant County College District: Narrative Description

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1500 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102-6599
Tel: (817)515-5100; Admissions: (817)515-5291; Fax: (817)515-5295; Web Site: http://web.tccd.net/

Description: County-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 667-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 31,250. Full-time: 11,459 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 19,791 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 14% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 38% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing, allied health programs. Option: early admission. Placement: THEA required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $10. Area resident tuition: $744 Full-time, $31 per semester hour part-time. State resident tuition: $1032 Full-time, $43 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3360 Full-time, $140 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $180 full-time, $8 per semester hour part-time, $15 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 48 open to all. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. 197,352 books, 14,681 microform titles, 1,649 serials, 18,833 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 2,000 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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