Texas College: Narrative Description

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2404 North Grand Ave.
PO Box 4500 Tyler, TX 75712-4500
Tel: (903)593-8311
Free: 800-306-6299
Web Site: http://www.texascollege.edu/


Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1894. Total enrollment: 757. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 1,243 applied, 25% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 10% from top quarter, 37% from top half. Full-time: 694 students, 45% women, 55% men. Part-time: 58 students, 59% women, 41% men. 0.1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 97% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 75% live on campus. Retention: 32% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: biological/life sciences; social sciences and history; parks and recreation. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $12,410 includes full-time tuition ($7680) and college room and board ($4730). College room only: $3000. Part-time tuition: $320 per semester hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. 435 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. D. R. Glass Library plus 1 other with 73,329 books, 201 microform titles, 122 serials, 1,268 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 75 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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