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So you're from Irving, TX?

Fortunately for you, Irving, TX offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Irving College and University Demographics

Irving's 7 colleges and universities offer a total of 107 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from business/commerce, general to international business/trade/commerce to heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration maintenance technology/technician.

The top-ranked school in Irving is University of Dallas, with a nationwide rank of 29th in 2010. The school has approximately 2,883 students. Amongst students at University of Dallas, the most popular area of study is Business.

Tuition

Irving schools charge an average tuition of $7,587 per year. In Irving, tuition rates can vary from $29,463 per year to $1,230 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is University of Dallas, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is North Lake College.

Financial Aid

Irving college students received $7,013,513 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $6,930,319 of the total. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $3,877,270, which was given by North Lake College.

Irving Student Demographics

Approximately 1% of Texas students were enrolled in Irving colleges in 2010. That is 20,586 students. With 11,644 students, North Lake College had the highest total student enrollment in Irving. On the other hand, with only 53 students, Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology-Irving had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Irving colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 70%. For every 100 students who enroll in Irving schools, 38 eventually graduate. University of Dallas has a graduation rate of 73%, which is the highest in amongst Irving schools. The lowest graduation rate is 7% for North Lake College.

Diversity

Irving schools have a student population that is approximately 51% female. 52% of Irving college students are older than 24 years. For every 100 Irving college students, 61 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology-Irving, with 88% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Irving.

Irving Faculty Demographics

Irving schools had 7,795 faculty members in 2010. Of these faculty members, 46% were female and 40% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 4 for colleges and universities in Irving. Texas School of Business East Inc had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Irving.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 66,880 $26,380 $25,000 1.7%
2
Office Clerks, General 49,540 $30,860 $28,240 32.3%
3
General and Operations Managers 35,210 $123,850 $113,100 -3.3%
4
Registered Nurses 33,060 $67,940 $67,720 35.3%
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 29,700 $54,440 $54,330 56.1%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 27,400 $36,840 $35,340 0.4%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 27,400 $54,910 $50,770 6.4%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 26,360 $31,780 $32,000 -8.1%
9
Accountants and Auditors 20,600 $71,680 $68,960 4.2%
10
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 19,410 $47,200 $45,860 -34.7%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 18,830 $42,050 $39,890 3.7%
12
Security Guards 18,700 $25,880 $26,870 4.1%
13
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 17,100 $22,740 $25,140 43.6%
14
Construction Laborers 15,920 $25,080 $33,590 -10.0%
15
Cooks, Restaurant 15,860 $20,110 $23,260 59.2%
16
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 13,100 $54,340 $54,880 13.8%
17
Software Developers, Applications 12,220 $95,790 $90,410
18
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 10,970 $48,190 $41,360 41.0%
19
Management Analysts 10,460 $90,600 $87,260 53.8%
20
Medical Secretaries 10,020 $32,030 $31,820
21
Home Health Aides 9,850 $22,410 $21,760 111.4%
22
Lawyers 9,370 $142,740 $129,440 -0.3%
23
Computer Programmers 9,250 $87,670 $74,900
24
Billing and Posting Clerks 9,020 $34,130 $33,270 12.0%
25
Medical Assistants 8,950 $30,660 $29,760 18.5%
26
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 8,910 $57,010 $55,620 20.2%
27
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 8,830 $60,950 $62,260 42.0%
28
Cooks, Fast Food 8,070 $17,730 $18,540 35.9%
29
Financial Managers 7,690 $119,010 $116,970 0.8%
30
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,430 $84,240 $95,130 71.2%
31
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 7,270 $38,840 $38,200 -2.8%
32
Electricians 6,940 $43,720 $51,810 -11.6%
33
Computer and Information Systems Managers 6,490 $127,630 $123,280 28.8%
34
Sales Managers 6,250 $122,730 $114,110 -7.4%
35
Financial Analysts 5,690 $80,500 $86,040 27.0%
36
Carpenters 5,660 $32,330 $43,890 3.1%
37
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5,600 $29,010 $26,510 34.6%
38
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 5,390 $185,580 $180,870 311.5%
39
Administrative Services Managers 5,200 $89,260 $84,390 -3.9%
40
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 5,160 $21,350 $24,180 -5.0%
41
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 5,130 $62,560 $60,160 32.2%
42
Construction Managers 5,110 $83,160 $94,240 31.4%
43
Pharmacy Technicians 4,880 $31,390 $29,330 39.4%
44
Loan Officers 4,780 $78,250 $65,900 -0.2%
45
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 4,630 $62,850 $55,970 74.1%
46
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 4,460 $42,370 $50,360 8.8%
47
Real Estate Sales Agents 4,400 $59,220 $52,490 25.7%
48
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,200 $53,380 $49,640 -2.1%
49
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 4,180 $82,170 $89,990 40.3%
50
Medical and Health Services Managers 4,140 $96,100 $93,670 25.8%