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Tyler Junior College

Tyler Junior College is a two-year community college in Tyler, Texas, United States. TJC is one of the largest community colleges in Texas, with an enrollment of more than 12,000 credit students each year with an additional 20,000 continuing education enrollments annually. Its West Campus includes continuing education and workforce training programs. The College also operates satellite centers in Jacksonville and Lindale. TJC offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees, as well as tech prep and certificate programs.

Location

Address
1400 East Fifth Street
City
Tyler
State
TX
Zip/Post Code
75701

Contact Information

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
11308
In State Tuition Fees
2310
Out State Tuition Fees
2910
Male Female Ratio
41:59
Acceptance Rate
95%
Student Faculty Ratio
22:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
Yes
Mascot
Apache Indian
Colors
Black Gold
Conference
Region 14

College History

History

The college operated as part of the Tyler public school system from its inception in 1926 until 1945, when voters supported the creation of an independent Tyler Junior College District. The junior college district now includes the Tyler, Chapel Hill, Grand Saline, Lindale, Van, and Winona school districts.

College Specialty

Specialty

The mission of the Vaughn Electronic Research Center (VERC) is to serve students, faculty, staff, and community users in the effective use of computing and information resources. VERC supports the development, acquisition, and operation of institutional networking services, information systems, data administration, and information technology infrastructure.

Alumni

Alumni

Derick Armstrong, Canadian football wide receiver who plays for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League John Harvey - award winning Canadian Football League player. Bryan Hughes - Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from Wood County since 2003. Allen R. Morris - Emmy Award winning producer/director/writer; formerly with KLTV; frequent actor at Tyler Civic Theatre from 1979 to 1990. Davide Somma, Soccer player for Leeds United & South Africa. Byron M. Tunnell, Texas politician. Mike Easterlin, General Manager, Fueled By Ramen/Roadrunner Records, Atlantic Recording Corp., New York City, (1986) Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls

Campus

Campus

Urban, 90 Acres

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