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About Tarrant County College District

Tarrant County College District Overview

Tarrant County College District is a public country school in an urban setting in Fort Worth, Texas. Tarrant County College District was founded in 1967 and enrolls 51,100 undergrads and no graduate students. Tarrant County College District offers on-campus housing for students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Tarrant County College District! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Tarrant County College District's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Tarrant County College District students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

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

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

Learn more about life at Tarrant County College District on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Tarrant County College District for Fall 2022 is August 16.

2021 Tarrant County College District Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,728
Out-of-State $3,402
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $0

Is Tarrant County College District a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a look at all of these areas to get a better idea of what Tarrant County College District offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Tarrant County College District

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

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 Tarrant County College District 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 Tarrant County College District directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tarrant County College District'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. Tarrant County College District's endowment was valued at $5.8 million in 2021, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $5,793 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Tarrant County College District

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 Tarrant County College District's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial 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! 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 Tarrant County College District. Based on this information, how does Tarrant County College District sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Tarrant County College District a good school for you?

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Where is Tarrant County College District Located?

Tarrant County College District is located in the urban setting of Fort Worth, Texas, less than an hour from Dallas-Fort Worth.

If you want to see Tarrant County College District for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20/30/35 to Fort Worth, 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 Tarrant County College District and Fort Worth are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1500 Houston Street Fort Worth, TX 76102-6599

Campus Setting: Urban

Tarrant County College District Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 16

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tarrant County College District is Aug 16.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tarrant County College District is Continuous processing.

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


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Tarrant County College District Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Tarrant County College District is like? There are approximately 51,100 students enrolled at Tarrant County College District. 27% percent of students attend school full-time.


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