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Kilgore College (KC)

1100 Broadway, Kilgore, TX

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Kilgore College, located in Kilgore,TX, is a 2 year public institution in east Texas, and serving 20 school districts. The school was founded in 1935 during the east Texas oil boom, and his home to the East Texas Oil Museum. Additionally, it is home to the Kilgore College Rangerettes, the first precision drill team in the world (formed in 1940).

Academics

As a 2 year institution, KC offers many courses in a variety of fields, including associates programs and vocational courses along with classes for individual growth. KC also has one of the lowest costs per credit hour of any college or university in Texas.

Some programs offered are:

Admissions and Financial Aid

All applicants must take a placement exam, have their transcripts sent, complete the admissions application, and attend student orientation. Students applying for financial aid should do so prior to the financial aid deadline. Students applying for aid should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and visit the financial aid office to plan out your financial aid needs.

Athletics

The school's mascot is the Ranger, and the colors are blue and grey. The football team has more wins than any other NJCAA team in Texas, and along with basketball, the Rangerettes and cheerleaders,  combine to form the athletics department.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $700-$840
    • Out-of-State: $3,500-$4,147
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $57-$68 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $170-$210 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$5,155
Receiving Student Loans35%$5,345

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 22%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Kilgore College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Kilgore College against community colleges in the entire state of Texas.

 KCGregg CountyTexas
Graduation Rate15.7%-15.5%
Transfer-out Rate20.9%-24.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1988)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

  • Metallurgical Technology (A, C)
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) (A, C)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology (A, C)
  • Manufacturing Technology (A, C)

English Language and Literature

  • English (A)
  • Rhetoric and Composition (A)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Biological and Physical Sciences (A)

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Science Technology

  • Chemical Technology (A)

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences (A)

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art Studies (A)
  • Commercial Photography (A, C)
  • Commercial and Advertising Art (A, C)
  • Dance (A)
  • Music (A)
  • Drama (A)
  • Design and Visual Communications

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