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.
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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 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 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.
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.
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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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.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
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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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