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Texas College is a private institution that was founded in 1894. It has a city setting and the campus size is 25 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $8,837 (2011-12).
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Texas College is a residential and coeducational four-year, liberal arts, historically black college awarding baccalaureate and associate degrees. It was founded in 1894 by a group of ministers interested in offering a quality education to African American youth. Texas College operates under the auspices of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. The College has an "open admissions" policy that permits it to serve a broad-based traditional and non-traditional student clientele. Its mission is to ensure that graduates experience a balanced intellectual, psycho-social, and spiritual development aimed at making them active and productive members of society. The College pursues academic excellence; instills integrity; implants perseverance; promotes social responsibility; emphasizes tolerance; and encourages community service by its students as essential anchors in fulfilling its mission in an ever-changing world. The College recognizes the dynamic nature of the modern world and, hence, the need to integrate faith with technological and scientific advancements to improve the human condition.
|Religious affiliation||Christian Methodist Episcopal Church|
When applying to Texas College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Texas College is $20. It is less selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 46.5 percent.
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Texas College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Texas College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Texas College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Texas College, 29 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Texas College.
|Students who have cars on campus||29%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$8,837 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,000 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data