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Grayson County College

6101 Grayson Drive, Denison, TX

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About
Grayson College, formerly Grayson County College, is located in Denison, Texas. Founded in the 1960's and serves Grayson County and parts of Fannin County. The school recently received a large bond to update and expand the facilities of the school, the first such bond issued since the school was first established. The school operates an east and west campus, both of which will be upgraded, with plans to move certain services between the two. The school has served the community for over forty years, providing educational and other services and is dedicated to upgrading its offerings to remain relevant and up to date.

Academics
Madisonville Community College offers a variety of programs that result in an associate degree, certificate or diploma. Students will be able to choose a program of study that best suits one's academic or career goals. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year college or university to pursue one's bachelor degree. Transfer to a public Texas four year postsecondary institution is made easier through agreements in place with certain schools. Students wishing to transfer to a private or out of state school should meet with a counselor to outline a curriculum that best meet that school's transfer requirements.

Career and technical programs provide students with an education in a given field, providing training, skills, and knowledge necessary to become a professional in that field. Such programs typically take between one and two years to complete, resulting in an associate degree, certificate. Students enrolled in such a program will have a traditional classroom education as well as experience building practical courses used to better prepare students for a real work environment. Graduates may seek employment immediately after graduation, and it should be noted that some fields may require certification or licensure.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Grayson College must meet the minimum open enrollment standards put forth by the school combined with the submission of an application along with transcripts and standardized test scores. It is also recommended students participate in orientation and meet with a counselor to outline goals and future career goals. Registration takes place shortly prior to the start of each semester with tuition owed shortly thereafter.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must obtain a federal PIN and submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the resulting student aid report (SAR) from which will be used to determine a student's financial needs, aid program eligibility, and monetary awards. Students must reapply for financial aid prior to the start of each academic year, in addition students may be asked to provide additional financial documentation to the school to verify the accuracy of the SAR prior to the disbursement of funds.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $1,200-$1,400
    • Out-of-State: $3,200-$3,830
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $49-$59 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $130-$160 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 Aid81%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$5,003
Receiving Student Loans23%$4,433
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Grayson County College may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

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 this school against community colleges in Texas.

 Grayson County CollegeGrayson CountyTexas
Graduation Rate19.0%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate2.9%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1971)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Grayson County College by clicking the request information to the right.

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

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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School Reviews

Overall Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
81%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
8

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,839