In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
Central Texas College landed the #254 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Central Texas College held the #386 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Central Texas College is also ranked #13 out of 115 schools in Texas.
Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Central Texas College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.
The student to faculty ratio at Central Texas College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Central Texas College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Central Texas College this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,173 undergraduates at Central Texas College with 2,109 being full-time and 8,064 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Central Texas College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Texas College, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $2,053 a year. That adds up to $8,212 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Central Texas College is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Contact details for Central Texas College are given below.
|Address:||6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, TX 76549-4199|
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2020-2021, 6,292 students took at least one online class at Central Texas College. This is a decrease from the 7,531 students who took online classes the previous year.
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.