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Central Texas College

Killeen, TX 2-Year Public
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About Central Texas College

Thanks for considering Central Texas College. We think you will find we are unique, just like you! From our diverse campus in the heart of Central Texas in Killeen to our locations where we serve military, veterans and family members, to our robust online offerings we have a place for you fit and succeed. We are committed to providing you an affordable, accessible education on your journey to a career or on the path to university transfer.

Central Texas College Overview

Central Texas College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Killeen, Texas. Central Texas College was founded in 1967 and enrolls 8,922 undergrads and no graduate students. Central Texas College provides on-campus housing for up to 120 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 1% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Central Texas College!

Love music or performing? At Central Texas College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Central Texas College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Central Texas College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Central Texas College on the Student Life page.

2022 Central Texas College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,856
Out-of-State $5,952

Is Central Texas College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Central Texas College offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Texas College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Central Texas College, around 55% return for the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Central Texas College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Central Texas College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Central Texas College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Central Texas College's endowment was $8.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $3,940 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Central Texas College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Central Texas College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Central Texas College.

Based on this information, does Central Texas College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Central Texas College a good school for you?

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Where is Central Texas College?

Central Texas College is located in the suburban setting of Killeen, Texas, in the suburbs of Austin.

If you would like to see Central Texas College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 190 / Interstate 14 to Killeen, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Killeen-Fort Hood Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Central Texas College and Killeen are like without leaving home.

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Central Texas College Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Central Texas College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Central Texas College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Central Texas College is like? There are approximately 8,922 students enrolled at Central Texas College. 18% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from TX and 34% percent of students are from other states.


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