N/A

Acceptance Rate

$6,861

Avg.Financial Aid

003634

FAFSA Code

Texas State Technical College

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    2 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    SACSCOC

  • Website

    www.tstc.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    12,445

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

Texas State Technical College is a public university located in Waco, TX. Texas State Technical College was founded in the year 1969. The motto of the Texas State Technical College is Placing more Texans in great paying jobs. The university believes in offering quality education to the students. Taking into account all the courses offered at Texas State Technical College, the total enrolment stands at 10,720. The school has a total of 893 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 31% of the students who are females and 69% are males at Texas State Technical College. At TSTC, around 75% of the students are 24 and under. In its 51 years of existence, TSTC has produced several known personalities like Jinh Yu Frey, Larry Kenon, Susan Gibson, and G. William Miller. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. TSTC offers a total of 206 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ADA (American Dental Association), and, SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

3801 Campus Drive

Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Texas State Technical College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    FALSE

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    N/A

  • SAT Range

    N/A

  • SAT/ACT

    FALSE

  • ACT Range

    N/A

  • High School GPA

    N/A

  • Application Fee

    FALSE$

  • Accept Common App

    FALSE

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Texas State Technical College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 3801 Campus Drive, Waco, Texas 76705. They can also call them at (800) 792-8784.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $6,812

  • Average Annual Cost

    $5,570

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,734

  • Other Fees

    $N/A

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $7,618

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $4,608

Total One Year Cost

$19,530

Before applying to TSTC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $24,227. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

48%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$78

Faculty Overview

70%

Male Professors

30%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

    426 Graduates

  • Precision Metal Working

    352 Graduates

  • Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

    281 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    274 Graduates

  • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

    167 Graduates

  • Electrical and Power Transmission I...

    152 Graduates

  • Environmental Control Technologies/...

    104 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    98 Graduates

  • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

    167 Graduates

  • Electrical and Power Transmission I...

    152 Graduates

  • Environmental Control Technologies/...

    104 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    98 Graduates

  • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

    79 Graduates

  • Dental Support Services and Allied...

    78 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    78 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    75 Graduates

  • Culinary Arts and Related Services

    73 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    70 Graduates

  • Ground Transportation

    65 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    62 Graduates

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

    61 Graduates

  • Teaching Assistants/Aides

    52 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    52 Graduates

  • Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

    47 Graduates

  • Air Transportation

    43 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    40 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    40 Graduates

  • Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

    37 Graduates

  • Construction Engineering Technologi...

    32 Graduates

  • Physical Science Technologies/Techn...

    32 Graduates

  • Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

    30 Graduates

  • Graphic Communications

    21 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

    20 Graduates

  • Architectural Sciences and Technolo...

    20 Graduates

  • Computer Software and Media Applica...

    19 Graduates

  • Electrical Engineering Technologies...

    19 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    17 Graduates

  • Mental and Social Health Services a...

    15 Graduates

  • Computer Programming

    14 Graduates

  • Engineering-Related Technologies

    12 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    12 Graduates

  • Construction Trades, General

    8 Graduates

  • Plumbing and Related Water Supply S...

    8 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    7 Graduates

  • Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

    7 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    7 Graduates

  • Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

    6 Graduates

  • Engineering, General

    5 Graduates

  • Physics

    5 Graduates

  • Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic T...

    4 Graduates

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

    3 Graduates

  • Business Operations Support and Ass...

    3 Graduates

  • Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

    2 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    2 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    1 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    1 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

12,445

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time / Part-time

39% / 61%

Students Gender

Male

68%

US National: 44%

Female

32%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

33%

Unknown

5%

Black

6%

Hispanic

53%

Two or more races

1%

Non Resident alien

0%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

8%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

91%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,993/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Security

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At TSTC, $7,963 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Texas State Technical College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at TSTC costs around $2,625 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At TSTC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 69% male and 31% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$5,500 - $28,179

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$57 - $292

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,861

Students Receiving Federal Grants

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,222

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,831

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,419

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,535

$30K - $48K

$7,595

$48K - $75K

$4,068

$75K - $110K

$1,663

> $110K

$1,324

In case the students at Texas State Technical College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Texas State Technical College is around $1,466 and the federal grant is $6,048. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,019, while the institutional aid is $1,466.

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