2404 N. Grand Avenue, Box 4500 Tyler, TX 75712 903-593-8311
http://www.texascollegeonline.ne afrancis@texascollege.edu
About Texas College
  • Year of Foundation 1894
  • Size of Campus 25 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 794
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 49% 51% 15%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,350
  • Room and Board $4,730
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1,035
Texas College is a historical black college founded in 1894, by a group of CME ministers. Our mission, which continues to embody the principles of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, is to ensure that the student body experiences balanced, intellectual, psychological, social and spiritual development, aimed at enabling them to become active productive members of society where they live and work. (Recast and approved by the Board of Trustees at the Annual Meeting, April 15, 2011).
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of honor societies Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Kappa Mu
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Ministerial Alliance, Young Adults for Christ
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fling, homecoming, leadership banquet, athletic banquet, Peoples's Choice Awards, honors convocation
  • Setting Urban
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Grapevine (120), Tyler (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Mineola (35)
  • Distance to nearest bus Tyler (2)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 49%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (27%), men's dorms (56%), apartment for single students (17%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 100%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 83%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 74,592
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,225
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 25
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Museums Laptops, projectors (overhead and presentation), projector screens, digital cameras (still and video), student computer lab, conference room, A/V room, and distance learning computer lab.
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 18
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Black Studies Collection, Texas College History Collection, Teacher Education Curriculum Lab, National Geographic Magazine History Collection
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated,
  • Number Of Microforms 207
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Number of e-books 27,457
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 25
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 40%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 40%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 40%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,733
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs School districts, mental health organizations, recreational organizations, museums and galleries, department stores, electronic firms
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City