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Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC)

100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX

Campus image of Trinity Valley Community College

Trinity Valley Community College is located in the small Texas town of Athens, and is perfect for students who want to pursue higher education goals, but without the typical big city surroundings.

This vocational institution serves as host to a staggering 7700 strong student body. This is not so surprising, considering its incredibly affordable in-state annual tuition rates of only $900 a year.

However, out of state students will find the costs of tuition quite a bit more costly, priced at nearly $3200 per school year. This is worth noting because of TVCC’s location, which is a bit off the beaten trail and deep in the heart of Texas.  Trinity Valley Community College does offer room and board options for students, which sets the college apart from many other community colleges.

Academic options available to students at TVCC include a diverse range of majors, including applied horticulture, business administration and management, computer and information services, drafting and design technology, auto body and collision technology, legal administrative assistant, and much, much more.

The diverse range of higher education needs, for this rural community college's thousands of enrolled students are handled by an experienced teaching staff of over 400 faculty members.

For those students who desire more stringent physical activity than long and leisurely walks through the country, Trinity Valley offers a suite of team sports for students sports enthusiasts, including football, softball, volleyball, and even a men's basketball team known for regularly making it to, and often winning, nationals.

For more information on TVCC, check out their official website, located here.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,300. 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

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,000-$1,200
    • Out-of-State: $3,400-$4,032
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $34-$41 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $110-$130 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 Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships74%$5,254
Receiving Student Loans29%$4,432
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Trinity Valley Community College may offer services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • 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 TVCC, versus those community colleges in Texas, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 TVCCHenderson CountyTexas
Graduation Rate23.1%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate20.7%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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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 Trinity Valley Community 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

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Trinity Valley Community College.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
84%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
42

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,053