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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.

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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.

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 Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Tarrant County College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Best Value Colleges for General Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#12 Best General Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#14 Best Value Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#17 Best Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#35 Best Information Technology Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#65 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual

Where Is 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?

6% Take Out Loans
18.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Tarrant County College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,557 a year. That adds up to $18,228 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tarrant County College is 18.8%. 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

8,643 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 43,000 undergraduate students at Tarrant County College, with 8,643 being full-time and 34,357 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 8,643 full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 597
Black or African American 1,290
Hispanic or Latino 3,149
White 2,868
International Students 144
Other Races/Ethnicities 595

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

39,209 Took All Classes Online
41,804 Took At Least One Class Online
144.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 41,804 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 2019-2020.

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 144.5%. This is the #256 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Tarrant County College regardless of major.

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.

General Computer & Information Sciences 0
General Computer Programming 0
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0
Computer & IS Security 0


*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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