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Tarrant County College

Tarrant County College (TCC) or Tarrant County College District (TCCD) is a public community college in Tarrant County, Texas. It offers Associate of Arts, an Associate of Science, an Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees. As of 2008, the institution was ranked as the sixth largest in Texas among community colleges and universities with student enrollment for credit hours of 150,000. Five physical campuses, a virtual campus (TCC Connect) and a centralized office make up the TCC District.[1]

Tarrant County College
Tarrant County College District seal.svg
MottoSuccess Within Reach
TypePublic community college
Established1965
ChancellorEugene Giovannini
Administrative staff
2300
Location
CampusUrban
Websitehttp://www.tccd.edu
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Originally called Tarrant County Junior College (TCJC), the school began on July 31, 1965, after voters approved a bond election for the formation of a junior college district. In 1967, the South Campus was the first campus to open in south Fort Worth; in 1968, the Northeast Campus was built in Hurst. A third campus, Northwest, was added in 1976, in northwest Fort Worth. In 1996, the Southeast Campus was built in Arlington. The fifth, Trinity River Campus, opened in downtown Fort Worth fall of 2009. In 1999, the College District decided to drop the "Junior" from the college name.

As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of TCCD includes all of Tarrant County.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Locations". Tarrant County College District. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  2. ^ Texas Education Code, Section 130.201, "Tarrant County Junior College District Service Area".
  3. ^ McGraw, D. (August 31, 2011). "Wendy Davis stuck her neck out for schoolkids". Fort Worth Weekly. Retrieved June 26, 2013.

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