Private 4 Year

Texas College

Tyler, Texas

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Texas College overview
Location Tyler, Texas
Online texascollege.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Christian Methodist Episcopal
Texas College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Texas College is a private, historically black college located in Tyler, Texas, approximately 95 miles east of Dallas. Founded in 1894 by a group of CME ministers, the institution offers undergraduate degrees across 14 programs, with particular emphasis on the liberal arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and education. The campus exhibits vernacular architectural styles with facilities that cater to both academic and residential needs, including on-campus housing options. Texas College contributes to a diverse and inclusive atmosphere with a moderately selective admissions process, which reflects its commitment to nurturing student potential across various backgrounds. While it does not boast a high-profile athletic program, Texas College maintains several athletic teams known as the Steers, competing in the NAIA and the Red River Athletic Conference.

Texas College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  671 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 60 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $8,208 plus fees of $1,800.

Texas College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Texas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,300
Other Fees$1,800
Room and Board $8,400
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$22,208

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$27,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

6% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 42%
Social Sciences 11%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Education 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228884 IPEDS survey data for Texas College.

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