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North Central Texas College

1525 W California Street, Gainesville, TX

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North Central Texas College is located in Gainesville, Texas and serves residents of Cooke, Denton, and Montague Counties. NCTC is a two year college that provides students with many opportunities in their pursuit of higher learning. North Central Texas College offers associate degrees and several academic courses for certification. They also provide areas of study for those wishing to complete their studies through continuing education, and are also well known in the area for their extensive athletics program.

NCTC has several activities for students to participate in, along with many student clubs and organizations. This includes an honors program, Greek life, game clubs and political clubs. North Central Texas College is small and provides much better opportunities for student and teacher interaction.

NCTC provides its students with helpful resources to better their educational experience. This includes a counseling and testing center at NCTC’s Gainesville campus, and General Education Development for those wishing to complete their high school education. Their Transfer 101 program helps students and their parents make the transition to a 4-year university go smoothly. The NCTC counselors are always available to assist students with any transfer information they may require.

There are over 2000 students currently enrolled at the Gainesville campus. Costs to attend NCTC are very affordable, with tuition for in district students starting at $56 per semester hour, $98 for out of district, and $155 for out of state students. Several types of financial aid can be applied for at NCTC including grants, work-study loans; scholarships and even veteran services are available.

For more information on North Central Texas College, please visit their website. 

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,400. 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: $4,200-$5,011
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $70-$84 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $200-$240 per 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 Aid59%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships43%$4,352
Receiving Student Loans14%$3,260
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, North Central Texas College may offer services to students including:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for North Central Texas College, versus those community colleges in Texas, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 North Central Texas CollegeCooke CountyTexas
Graduation Rate13.9%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate19.9%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1975)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Texas
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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 North Central Texas 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

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Personal and Culinary Services

Security and Protective Services

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
59%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
22:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,375