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So you're from Texarkana, TX?

Fortunately for you, Texarkana, 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!


 

Texarkana College and University Demographics

There are a total of 75 degree and certificate programs offered at Texarkana's 2 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from engineering, general to heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration maintenance technology/technician to humanities/humanistic studies.

The top-ranked school in Texarkana is Texarkana College, with a student population of 5,018. In 2010, Texarkana College was ranked 86th in the nation. Liberal Arts is the most popular course of study at Texarkana College.

Tuition

Texarkana schools charge an average tuition of $3,079 per year. Texas A & M University-Texarkana charges students $4,467 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Texarkana. Texarkana College has the lowest tuition rate at $1,690 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $14,737,615 of the total $16,139,554 in financial aid received by Texarkana students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Texarkana College gave its students $7,115,717 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Texarkana school.

Texarkana Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 6,671 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Texarkana. This is 0% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Texas. Texarkana College had the most number of students of any college in Texarkana, with 5,018 students. Texas A & M University-Texarkana, with 1,653 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Texarkana colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 73%. Approximately 9% of students eventually graduate. Texarkana College has the highest graduation rate in Texarkana, with 9% of students graduating. Texarkana College has the lowest rate, with 9% graduating.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Texarkana schools is 65 to 35. 74% of Texarkana college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Texarkana college students, 25 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Texarkana College had the highest percentage of diverse students in Texarkana, with 25% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Texarkana Faculty Demographics

Texarkana schools had 446 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Texarkana schools. And 9% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Texarkana schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 19 in 2009. Texas School of Business East Inc had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Texarkana.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,760 $24,980 $25,000 -16.2%
2
Registered Nurses 1,620 $64,720 $67,720 -0.6%
3
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 890 $22,770 $25,140 17.1%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 870 $26,750 $32,000 11.5%
5
Office Clerks, General 840 $24,720 $28,240 -1.2%
6
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 720 $35,650 $39,890 33.3%
7
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 620 $33,640 $41,360 -31.1%
8
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 620 n/a $38,200 121.4%
9
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 610 $41,700 $54,330 8.9%
10
General and Operations Managers 600 $90,000 $113,100 -10.4%
11
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 590 $29,470 $35,340 -22.4%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 590 $42,840 $50,770 11.3%
13
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 480 $42,400 $54,880 9.1%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 420 $18,420 $23,260 16.7%
15
Construction Laborers 410 $22,900 $33,590 -12.8%
16
Cooks, Fast Food 310 $17,110 $18,540 6.9%
17
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 300 $46,710 $55,620 -16.7%
18
Home Health Aides 290 $18,180 $21,760
19
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 270 $18,690 $24,180 0.0%
20
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 270 $44,030 $42,250 -25.0%
21
Electricians 260 $47,970 $51,810 4.0%
22
Accountants and Auditors 250 $61,800 $68,960 0.0%
23
Billing and Posting Clerks 240 $25,640 $33,270 -4.0%
24
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 240 $36,750 $45,860 -36.8%
25
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 220 $24,030 $29,200 57.1%
26
Carpenters 190 $31,780 $43,890 -9.5%
27
Pharmacy Technicians 170 $28,650 $29,330 6.3%
28
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 160 $54,140 $62,260 -11.1%
29
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 140 $68,680 $89,990 133.3%
30
Medical Assistants 130 $24,580 $29,760 -7.1%
31
Financial Managers 130 $80,220 $116,970 -7.1%
32
Lawyers 130 $100,770 $129,440 44.4%
33
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 120 $32,080 $35,010 200.0%
34
Food Service Managers 120 $49,310 $52,220 71.4%
35
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 110 $41,070 $51,550 0.0%
36
Security Guards 110 $25,240 $26,870 -47.6%
37
Medical and Health Services Managers 100 $77,670 $93,670 -28.6%
38
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 100 $52,710 $55,970 42.9%
39
Loan Officers 90 $45,360 $65,900 0.0%
40
Dental Hygienists 90 $55,610 $68,680
41
Administrative Services Managers 90 $76,320 $84,390 -25.0%
42
Dental Assistants 80 $29,750 $34,140 -27.3%
43
Construction Managers 80 $66,610 $94,240 166.7%
44
Coaches and Scouts 80 $43,130 $35,950
45
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 80 $28,420 $38,190 33.3%
46
Respiratory Therapists 80 $47,080 $55,200 -11.1%
47
Social and Human Service Assistants 70 $28,400 $30,100 -50.0%
48
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 70 $43,640 $55,220 75.0%
49
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 70 $37,890 $44,860 -12.5%
50
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 60 $39,850 $50,360 -33.3%