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Texas State Technical Colleges

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 27,145
  • In-District:*
  • 51.2%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 0.02%
  • Full-time:**
  • N/A
  • Female:
  • 38.8%
  • Male:
  • 61.2%
  • Anglo:
  • 45.2%
  • Hispanic:
  • 38.8%
  • African American:
  • 9.0%
  • Asian:
  • 0.9%
  • Native American:
  • 0.4%
  • International:
  • 0.4%
  • Other:
  • 5.3%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Bill Segura, Chancellor
3801 Campus Drive
Waco, Texas 76705
(254) 867-4893

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

In State Tuition & Fee Rate: $94.50

Out of State Tuition & Fee Rate: $215.50

Program Description (for TSTC – Waco)

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) – Waco is a part of the Texas State Technical College System, established under the Texas Education Code to be “a co-educational two-year institution of higher education offering courses of study in technical-vocational education for which there is a demand within the state of Texas.” Its mission is further defined in statute to include contributing “to the educational and economic development” of the state and improving “the competitiveness of Texas business and industry.” To accomplish this mission, TSTC – Waco offers Associate of Applied Science degrees, certificates, transfer credit and customized training programs.

Associate of Applied Science/Certificate: Credits earned at TSTC – Waco can be applied toward an associate degree or certificate or transferred to a university under articulation agreements in fields including advertising design, media communication, biomedical equipment, laser electro-optics, gaming and simulation, nanotechnology, diesel and automotive repair and maintenance, building construction, electronics, golf course/landscape management, drafting/design, welding, dental assistance, environmental health/safety, refrigeration, culinary arts, aircraft pilot training, aviation maintenance, avionics, mechanical engineering, electrical power, instrumentation, computerized controls, robotics, pharmacy technician, chemical/environmental laboratory technician, geographic information systems, surveying, semiconductor manufacturing, fuel cells/alternative energy, industrial systems and engineering, digital media design, computer maintenance, networking, computer science, network security, digital forensics and telecommunications.

Customized Training: TSTC Waco provides needs analysis, curriculum development, technical skill benchmarking, certification training, grant development/administration and fully customized training for incumbent workers to meet new duties and responsibilities, and to provide retraining for displaced workers.

Total Degrees or Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 2,007
  • Associates:
  • 1,233
  • Certificates:
  • 770

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed OnlyN/AN/A1,64688.7%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)N/AN/A452.4%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)N/AN/A241.3%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)N/AN/A723.9%
Not FoundN/AN/A693.7%

Note: table compiles aggregate data for TSTC’s West Texas, Harlingen, Waco and Marshall campuses.

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