Methods of Admission

A person may be admitted to Texarkana College by any one of the following methods: Graduates of accredited high schools Includes both academic and workforce students. Individuals with General Education Development (GED) Certificates Includes both academic and workforce students. Individual Approval A student who is not a graduate of a state accredited high school, but […]

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International Students

A citizen of a nation other than the United States of America wishing to apply for admission to Texarkana College should write to the Office of Enrollment Services, Texarkana College, 2500 North Robison Road, Texarkana, Texas 75599. Application forms and instructions are available online. The completed application and ALL supporting documents (1-6 below) must be […]

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General Requirements for Admission

Jump to: First Time Freshmen, Transfer, Transient   First Time Freshmen Complete the application for admission at org. Provide an official high school transcript or GED and all transcripts of credit earned from post-secondary, regionally accredited, institutions. Transfer credits will be evaluated by the Registrar. Provide evidence of immunizations as required by state law as […]

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Texas Senate Bill 1107 – Bacterial Meningitis

This information is being provided to all new college students in the state of Texas. Bacterial Meningitis is a serious, potentially deadly disease that can progress extremely fast – so take utmost caution. It is an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. The bacteria that causes meningitis can also infect […]

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Special Admission Requirements

Texarkana College reserves the right to require additional information for admission to certain programs. Some examples are Emergency Medical Technology, Associate Degree Nursing, and Vocational Nursing. The specific requirements can be found with the individual programs in the College catalog/handbook. Please check requirements and plan ahead.

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Required Assessments & Exemptions

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requires students to be assessed in reading, math, and writing prior to enrolling in college. Beginning in the Fall of 2013, Texas only accepts the TSI Assessment as fulfillment for this requirement. All students must complete a Pre-Assessment Activity before they can take the TSI. The Pre-Assessment Activity can be […]

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Transfers

Texarkana College works closely with colleges and universities to make the transfer process as smooth as possible for courses transferred to TC from the other institutions and follows guidelines to resolve transfer disputes. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has established procedures (see below) to be followed when transfer credit for lower-division courses listed in […]

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Prior Learning

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process of earning college credit for college-level learning acquired from other sources, such as work experience, professional training, military training, or open source learning from the web. A student who can show he/she has the knowledge and/or ability may be able to earn credit for a specific class at […]

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Residency Definitions for Tuition and Fees

Texas Resident A Texas resident is defined as a U.S. citizen (or dependent of a U.S. citizen for the current and preceding year) who has resided continuously in Texas for at least 12 months immediately preceding registration. In-District An In-District Resident: A resident of the State of Texas who: has resided continuously in Texarkana College’s taxation district for a […]

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Residency Verification Requirements

New students, as well as returning students, who were not enrolled the previous semester, are required to submit proof of the Texas and In-District residency (when applicable). Verifications should be submitted when an application is made or during registration. Failure to provide residence verification or the addition fees owed will result in denial of future registrations […]

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Tuition, Fees and Exemptions

Tuition and fees are subject to change upon approval by the TC Board of Trustees. Review the charts on the next three pages to determine your tuition and mandatory fees for a semester at Texarkana College. Please note that these amounts do not include the Course Fees or Other Fees that may apply. These rates […]

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Paying for College

Students are encouraged to pay in full when they register. However, students are allowed to register without immediate payment to allow for processing or setup of financial aid, scholarships, third-party billing, installment plans, etc. All registered students MUST PAY IN FULL by the PAYMENT DEADLINE each term. The payment system will run daily after the […]

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Audit Policy

Permission to audit certain courses is granted by the Registrar to students who meet the regular admission requirements if vacancies exist at the close of regular registration. No class or registration records are maintained on audit students. “Application for Audit” forms may be obtained in the Enrollment Services office. Charges for auditing eligible courses are […]

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Refund Policy

To be eligible for a refund, students must officially drop individual courses or completely withdraw from the College by the deadline in the Refund Schedule. Students may find the specific dates for the Refund Schedule online for each term. Specific provision of the Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part I, Chapter 21, Subchapter A, Rule […]

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Repeated Courses

Courses may be repeated for possible grade improvement.  The only way a course grade may be raised is by repeating the course and earning a higher grade. If a course is repeated and a lower grade is earned, then the first grade will remain the grade of record. However, when a student repeats a course, […]

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Six Drop Policy

Under Section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code, “an institution of higher education may not permit a student to drop more than six courses, including any course a transfer student has dropped at another institution of higher education.” This statute was enacted by the State of Texas in spring 2007 and applies to students who […]

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Undergraduate Credit-Hour Limitation

According to the Texas Education Code, Section 54.068, institutions of higher education may charge a higher tuition rate, not to exceed the rate charged to nonresident undergraduate students whose hours exceed the following limitations: 45 or more semester credit hours beyond the minimum number of hours required for completion of the degree program in which […]

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myTC and Identification Cards

WE NEED YOUR PICTURE If you are a new student, make sure you have your picture taken in the Office of Enrollment Services for your myTC Card. If you are a returning student and have not had your picture taken and/or do not have your myTC Card, you will also need your picture taken in the Office […]

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Guarantee for Transferability / Job Competency

Texarkana College guarantees to its Associate of Arts and Sciences graduates and other students who have completed a formal transfer plan the transferability of course credits to cooperating Texas colleges and universities. If such courses are rejected by a college or university in Texas, a student may take tuition-free alternate courses at Texarkana College, which […]

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Baccalaureate Tuition Rebate

A tuition rebate program was created by Senate Bill 1907, 75th Texas Legislature, and is authorized by Section 54.0065 of the Texas Education Code. It applies to students who entered an institution of higher education in fall 1997 or later. The purpose of this program is to provide tuition rebates that will provide a financial incentive […]

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Insurance Statement

Texarkana College does not provide health and/or accident insurance for students. The College encourages students who do not have health/accident insurance through a group plan (parents, spouse, employer, etc.) to consider obtaining individual health/accident insurance coverage.

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