Central Texas College

Central Texas College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Central Texas College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Central Texas College was awarded 159 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general studies.

Overall Quality

Central Texas College landed the #468 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Central Texas College is also ranked #21 out of 136 schools in Texas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Central Texas College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Central Texas College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Central Texas College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Central Texas College is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Texas College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Texas College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Central Texas College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100

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Central Texas College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,173 undergraduates at Central Texas College with 2,109 being full-time and 8,064 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Texas College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Texas College is $5,112. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Central Texas College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,705 $5,348 $9,159 $9,585 $9,608

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Central Texas College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Texas College, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $5,679 a year. That adds up to $22,716 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Texas College is 18.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Central Texas College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Central Texas College make about $31,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 22% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Central Texas College

Central Texas College is a public institution located in Killeen, Texas. Central Texas College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Contact details for Central Texas College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, TX 76549-4199
Phone: 254-526-7161
Website: www.ctcd.edu/

Central Texas College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Texas College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Central Texas College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 7,531 students took at least one online class at Central Texas College. This is a decrease from the 10,662 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 7,531 5,529
2018-2019 10,662 7,720
2017-2018 9,238 6,741
2016-2017 8,655 6,398
2015-2016 9,775 7,323

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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