Central Texas College in Killeen

Killeen, TX

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Overview

Central Texas College offers 306-degree programs and 123 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 1 high safety campus. 56.5% are women, and 43.5% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Central Texas College is 2214$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $6600 and $11322 per year. 11% of full-time Central Texas College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $31,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Central Texas College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$2,214
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Central Texas College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$1,086
$30,001 - $48,000$2,955
$48,001 - $75,000$8,878
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: 5031

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Percent of students with financial aid

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4%

Types of financial aids

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7965 of Central Texas College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 39 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Central Texas College number 30 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

Students at Central Texas College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$31,800

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Central Texas College.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

Weekend/evening college

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate

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11%
BELOW AVERAGE

Central Texas College graduation rate is below the national average.

11% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Central Texas College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Central Texas College is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

16:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

73

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Central Texas College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Central Texas College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Texas.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 6200 West Central Texas Expressway address in Killeen, Texas.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Central Texas College with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Central Texas College offers 306 programs in total: 159 are for Associate's degree, 99 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, and 48 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 471 universities in Texas state. Central Texas College is one of the few institutions in Texas that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 123 distance education programs that are provided in the Central Texas College: 57 are for Associate's degree, 45 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 21 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Texas state average data to help you compare.

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Central Texas College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 12716 students with 381465 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Central Texas College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

The applied for a part-time position on the Fort Hood campus and I've been following up by telephone to find out if they've selected anyone for the position on a weekly basis. The only response was, "HR is currently reviewing applicants." I was surprise they have re-advertised the position without notifying applicants they were not selected.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

You will notice after you get on campus that the school has no concern about you. you will expect to wait 4 hours or more to see a advisor so plan a whole day. Don’t let the school lie to you about preparing you for the future they are just like any other business they only care about the money. There staffing is terrible burnt out professors, some bearly even speak English. You get what u get from this school. The only positive about the school is that it is relitivly cheap however the board of directors keeps raising the touition cost even though they are very heavily subsidized by the local tax payer. Facility’s are laughable buildings are out dated plumbing and sewer system out of date. The school seems to be mismanaging there funds concidering the low volume of legitimate professors in high demand fields and there understaffing in the high demand registration processes. Also notice the response from the university on these reviews nothing about trying to fix the issues in this greedy school it truly shows they don’t care about you they just want ur money.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

today jul 17 I spend 3 hours in the waiting room just to change my degree and get a degree plan for the va people next door, this is no sense, people in the front desk dont give a .... because they are getting pay they dont know what number you are because they dont track that because is a lot of people than leave and then come back... I have to change my degree because they give the only class I need to graduate in summer so they pretend I lose one year waiting for them, this people threat everyone like morons like people without education I have a ba in business administration and for real this is not a good way to treat clients 3 hours just to see a person that sometimes no have idea if he or she dont have the book of classes there what the student need and what is happening and why students are making this decisions , also be prepare if you are a disabled veteran ctc have the great idea to bring hight scholarships to the campus this young kids use the fathers car with dv plates and park in the dv parkings, dont bother to let the campus police know the answer is they can do anything because is illegal to ask someone for a veteran identification to check if is disable or not, handicap spaces change depends on the reunions important people in the campus have if they need parking spots for vips they take the handicapped spaces put a black wood on the top of the handicapped logo and good to go, this place is a joke

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I’m giving it one star because none is not an option. They advertise as being ideal for a working student because they offer evening, weekend, and online courses. They don’t tell you those classes offered at those times are mostly filler classes that have nothing to do with obtaining an actual degree (like P.E. Credits) and in order to take any actual classes of value you must be available during regular business hours throughout the week or stay up til midnight the night registration opens and pray you are one of the first 30 people to hit submit for the one or two evening science classes offered. I’ve been there 4 years, and am still nowhere closer to getting an associates degree (which is usually obtainable in two) than I was when I started. Every year the requirements change and you need prerequisites for all of your prerequisites (that they don’t tell you about ahead of time). They will bleed your FASFA dry, then tell you that you chose the wrong degree plan, even though they do not allow you to enroll without first speaking to an advisor to set up your degree plan. Staff is never available to speak with you, and if they are, good luck getting consistent information. Overall, it’s a terrible experience. Save yourself the headache and just go somewhere else.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Very expensive for no instruction or education. You will learn nothing to pay for a degree. They will take your money, and you Gi Bill money if you are a veteran and RUN. Customer service is COMPLETELY unhelpful and the rules of how to actually get in a class as an online student is FOREVER changing. Today one standard, tomorrow another. Just go to a university, spend less, get and education and not constant headaches from their incompetent staff. The frustration they cause is not worth it. And yes I am reviewing this from my STUDENT account. I am a vet. I am an online student (which costs them so much less because the teachers do NOTHING), and I pay far more than an in class student with all their overhead. it is just impossible to deal with them on the phone. They are HORRIBLE. Don't waste your time or GI Bill to go here. Easy to get in, but they make it impossible to make any headway.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 6200 West Central Texas Expressway

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2545267161

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: ctcd.edu

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