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North Central Texas College

Gainesville, TX 2-Year Public
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About NCTC

North Central Texas College Overview

North Central Texas College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Gainesville, Texas. NCTC was founded in 1924 and now enrolls around 10,327 students a year, including 10,327 undergraduates. NCTC offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

Student Activities at NCTC

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of NCTC's theater groups.

NCTC does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 NCTC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $5,700
Out-of-State $8,850

Is NCTC a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better look at what NCTC offers and if it could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at NCTC

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

Approximately 99% of students who start at NCTC come back 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 Outlook NCTC Graduates

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 NCTC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

NCTC'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 2021, the total market value of North Central Texas College's endowment was $4.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $2,051 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at NCTC

Cost 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 NCTC'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 available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit 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 NCTC.

Based on this information, is NCTC the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is NCTC a good school for you?

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Where is North Central Texas College Located?

NCTC is located in the suburban setting of Gainesville, Texas, less than an hour from Dallas-Fort Worth.

If you want to see NCTC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Gainesville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what NCTC and Gainesville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1525 West California Street Gainesville, TX 76240-4699

Campus Setting: Suburban

NCTC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to NCTC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to NCTC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

NCTC ACT Scores

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NCTC SAT Scores

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NCTC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,418

In State

$11,602

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,760
$4,944
Fees
$2,136
$2,136
Housing
$4,522
$4,522
Books
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Student Life

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.

26%

Full Time

74%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,327

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,896

Out-of-State

$7,080

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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