Tomball College: Narrative Description

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30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375-4036
Tel: (281)351-3300
Admissions: (281)351-3334
Fax: (281)351-3384
E-mail: tc.advis[email protected]
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Harris Montgomery Community College District. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1988. Setting: 210-acre suburban campus with easy access to Houston. Total enrollment: 7,620. Full-time: 1,965 students, 52% women, 48% men. Part-time: 5,655 students, 64% women, 36% men. 1% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 12% Hispanic, 7% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 32% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission. Recommended: SAT or ACT, THEA, ACT COMPASS. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $984 full-time, $32 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $1944 full-time, $72 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2304 full-time, $87 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $8 per credit hour part-time, $12 per term part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 15 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Culture Club, Veterinary Technicians Student Organization, Human Services Club, Student Nurses Association. Major annual events: We Cater to Students, Bluebonnet DAZE, Lighting of the Commons. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, trained security personnel during open hours. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 24,063 books, 385 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 92 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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