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North Central Texas College

Gainesville, TX 2-Year Public

About NCTC

NCTC is the oldest continuously operating 2-year college in Texas. Our 6-beautiful campuses are conveniently located throughout North Texas in Gainesville, Denton, Corinth, Flower Mound, Bowie, and Graham.

With more than 10,000 students, NCTC offers associate degrees, certificates, and transferable credits in Arts and Social Sciences, Math and Sciences, Career and Technical Education, Health Sciences, as well as Dual Credit and Adult & Continuing Education programs.

We offer courses that easily transfer to 4-year universities. NCTC partners closely with and is located just minutes from UNT, TWU, and MSU!

North Central Texas College is a public, state college in the suburb of Gainesville, Texas. NCTC was founded in 1924. The college enrolls around 10,327 students per year, including 10,327 undergrads.

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North Central Texas College is located in the town of Gainesville, Texas, near Dallas-Fort Worth.

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1525 West California Street Gainesville, TX 76240-4699

Campus Setting: Suburban

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Wondering what life at NCTC is like? There are approximately 10,327 students enrolled at NCTC. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from TX and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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