Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, TX 76102
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Tarrant County College District is one of the sixty public 2-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Fort Worth.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 52,957 students attend the school. Every year 20% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students52,957
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

The Fast Track Option is a partially online program for certified paramedics or licensed vocational nurses.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 37 228
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - 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$59/credit
In State Students$106/credit
Out of State Students$255/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 $2,655 $4,770 $11,475
ADN 70 $4,130 $7,420 $17,850
BSN 125 $7,375 $13,250 $31,875
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, 65% of Tarrant County College District's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,234
Other Federal Grant 2% $422
State Grant & Scholarships 9% $1,918
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $1,002
Federal Student Loans 8% $5,047
Private Loans -- $10,016


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$6,049
$30,001 to $48,000$5,872
$48,001 to $75,000$7,742
$75,001 to $110,000$9,718
Over $110,000$10,176

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
Tarrant County College District
1500 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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