Tulsa Community College (TCC) is a multi-campus, two-year college located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has four primary campuses, several community education centers and offers online courses, to serve the large student population in northeastern Oklahoma. TCC offers small class sizes for individualized attention, and more than 200 associate degree and professional certificate programs.
TCC has an outstanding faculty, including members who have received awards from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, among others. TCC is ranked among the top 35 community colleges in the nation.
Depending on which of TCC's four campuses or many community centers you choose, you will find a range of programs including distance learning, digital and graphic design, fine arts, energy innovation and alternative energy, health sciences, biotechnology, nursing, veterinary technology, radiology, anesthesiology, dentistry assistance, surgical assistance, and more.
The highest rankings received by TCC have been for its health sciences programs. It has also received awards for its continuing education programs, including awards for "Best of Tulsa" and "Family Favorite."
Students hoping to transfer to four-year institutions to complete a bachelor's degree will benefit from the many transfer agreements TCC has with four-year universities, including: Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Northeastern State University, Oklahoma State University (OSU), and The University of Oklahoma, among others.
Special academic programs and initiatives include "Launch," "EXCELerate," "Tulsa Achieves," "Global Education," and "S.P.I.C.E. - Special Pre-service and In-service Courses for Educators."
Tulsa Community College was founded in 1970 in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has grown and developed since then, always changing to meet the needs of its expanding student body. It is now one of the top higher education institutions in Oklahoma.
The academic calendar for Tulsa Community College follows the semester format with fall, spring and summer semesters. There is also a 4-week Intersession that runs from early May to early June.
Colleges and Schools
The academic units at Tulsa Community College are organized into divisions and departments, rather than into colleges and schools.
Students at the campuses of Tulsa Community College enjoy a wide range of services from academic advising to career services, labs and tutoring, and opportunities for student activities and health and fitness at all four primary campus locations. Other student services include:
- Disability Support
- Learning Resources Center
- Veterans and Military Services
- Testing Services
There are several student organizations available for participation, and student activities include a Hispanic Luncheon, Global Festival, the Red Fork Native American Film Festival, and many more.
The traditional school colors for Tulsa Community College are blue and white.
While Tulsa Community College offers a variety of intramural sports, it does not formally compete in intercollegiate sports. Intramural sports, which include basketball, soccer, volleyball, and racquetball, offer students opportunities to join leagues and tournaments.
Campuses and CommuityEducation Centers
Tulsa Community College is comprised of four campuses, and an Education Outreach Center in Oklahoma:
- Metro Campus
- Northeast Campus
- Southeast Campus
- West Campus
Courses are also taught at several community sites around suburban Tulsa, located in:
- Four separate Cherokee Nation Enterprises sites
Tulsa Community College was created to support, train and educate Tulsa and the surrounding communities, and is committed to the continuing this mission.
TCC is committed to offering innovative, flexible, and affordable public higher education in response to the demand for a dynamic global environment.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. 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: $2,200-$2,600
- Out-of-State: $7,100-$8,552
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $91-$110 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $300-$360 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||80%||$4,632|
|Receiving Student Loans||19%||$5,075|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Tulsa Community College may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Oklahoma, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Tulsa Community College||Tulsa County||Oklahoma|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1991)
- 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 1977)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Oklahoma
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1992)
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1975)
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 Tulsa 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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Tulsa Community College.
- Connors State College in Warner, OK (54 miles away)
- Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, KS (66 miles away)
- Seminole State College in Seminole, OK (74 miles away)
- Independence Community College in Independence, KS (76 miles away)
- Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, OK (79 miles away)