Collin College

McKinney, TX 75069
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Collin County Community College District is located in McKinney, Texas. This school has actually rebranded itself and now simply goes by the name Collin College. Collin College is a community college that was established back in 1985. It is a large school that serves 55,000 students. Students can earn many associate’s degrees at this school as well as several certificates. Collin College truly offers students in the area robust educational opportunities to help meet their career goals. There are also workforce programs and non-credit programs at this school.

The Collin College nursing program allows students to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. There is also an LVN-to-RN track as well as a medic/paramedic-to-RN track. All nursing programs teach nursing students the full range of necessary skills in order to succeed as registered nurses. The curriculum for this program involves both classroom lectures and clinical experiences. This nursing program has been approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing. The Collin College nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students31,609
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 22 92
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1989 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/1993 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$88/credit
Out of State Students$149/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $3,960 $6,705
ADN 70 $3,220 $6,160 $10,430
BSN 125 $5,750 $11,000 $18,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 36% of Collin College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 27% $4,374
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,108
State Grant & Scholarships 11% $1,367
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $1,471
Federal Student Loans 13% $4,561
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,554
$30,001 to $48,000$5,248
$48,001 to $75,000$7,692
$75,001 to $110,000$9,388
Over $110,000$10,166

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
Collin College
3452 Spur 399
McKinney, TX 75069

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