Public 2 Year

North Central Texas College

Gainesville, Texas

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North Central Texas College overview
Location Gainesville, Texas
Online nctc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Distant Town
North Central Texas College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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North Central Texas College (NCTC), located in Gainesville, Texas, is a public community college offering a variety of associate degrees and vocational programs. Established in 1924, NCTC maintains its historical legacy as the oldest continuously operating public two-year college in the state. Situated approximately 60 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the college provides a diverse range of academic opportunities including popular majors in the fields of nursing, business, and agriculture. The Gainesville campus is characterized by its blend of modern and traditional architecture and provides on-campus housing options for students seeking a residential college experience. North Central Texas College is known for its open-enrollment policy, making its academic programs accessible to a broad demographic of students. While NCTC possesses a variety of sports teams known as the Lions, the institution is primarily focused on its educational mission rather than a robust athletic profile.

North Central Texas College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,812 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,548 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $2,760 plus fees of $1,920.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for North Central Texas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,680
Other Fees$1,920
Room and Board $4,827
Other Expenses Budget$3,538
Total One Year Cost$13,333

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for North Central Texas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,680
Other Fees$1,920
Room and Board $4,827
Budget for Other Expenses$3,538
Total One Year Cost$14,725

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$37,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by North Central Texas College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 50%
Health Professions 32%
Personal and Culinary Services 5%
Education 4%
Business 3%

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