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Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Tarrant County College District is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

553 Undergraduate Degrees

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Tarrant County College District Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Tarrant County College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Tarrant County College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Tarrant County College District?

Location of Tarrant County College District

Contact details for Tarrant County College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102-6524
Phone: 817-515-8223

How Do I Get Into Tarrant County College?

You can apply to Tarrant County College online at:

Tarrant County College District has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Tarrant County College District?

11% Take Out Loans
20.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Tarrant County College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,858 a year. That adds up to $19,432 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tarrant County College is 20.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Tarrant County College District Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,560 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 50,519 undergraduate students at Tarrant County College, with 13,560 being full-time and 36,959 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tarrant County College

Gender Diversity

Of the 13,560 full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tarrant County College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tarrant County College District students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tarrant County College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 883
Black or African American 2,190
Hispanic or Latino 4,959
White 4,472
International Students 234
Other Races/Ethnicities 822

Over 68 countries are represented at Tarrant County College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nepal, and India.

Online Learning at Tarrant County College District

5,824 Took All Classes Online
11,860 Took At Least One Class Online
6.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 11,860 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Tarrant County College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 41st most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Tarrant County College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tarrant County College District was 6.3%. This is the #1,166 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tarrant County College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tarrant County College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Tarrant County College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #69
Computer Information Systems #115

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Tarrant County College District Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 331 115 85 531
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 8 6 5 19
General Computer Programming 0 0 2 2
Computer & IS Security 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 339 121 93 553


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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