Accreditation and Affiliations
Tarrant County College is accredited to award an associate degree by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
Programs and courses are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Memberships are also held in:
- Texas Association of Community Colleges
- Association of Texas Colleges and Universities
- American Association of Community Colleges
Tarrant County College District (TCCD) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. TCCD also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Tarrant County College District may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact number is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Tarrant County College District, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Tarrant County College District’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Tarrant County College District for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.
Normal inquiries about Tarrant County College District, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Tarrant County College District and not to the Commission’s office.
Tarrant County College District provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
Tarrant County College will be a recognized leader for academic excellence, economic impact, civic responsibility, and personal enrichment by functioning as one college, being student-ready, and serving the community.
Role and Scope
The College implements its mission through a clearly defined set of programs, services, and partnerships that include:
- University transfer programs
- Workforce education programs
- Technical programs
- Customized training
- Developmental courses
- Adult literacy courses
- Community Education and Engagement and community services
A commitment to institutional effectiveness through an ongoing process of self-examination, self-improvement and an unending pursuit of excellence guides our programs and services.
The College carries forward its values from the Vision 2015 Strategic Plan:
- Student Success: Belief in providing quality instruction, resources, and support services to assist our students in achieving their lifelong goals
- Access: Belief in providing educational opportunities for all members of the community
- Excellence: Belief in providing outstanding quality in educational programs, administrative support, and services to its students, faculty and staff
- Diversity: Beliefs that the College should reflect the diversity of the community
- Innovation and Creativity: Belief in cultivating a learning environment that evaluates and incorporates emerging technologies and methodologies to enhance the quality of instruction and administrative support for our students, faculty and staff.
The College has adopted the following goals to support students and the community:
- One College: TCC will function as One College to provide a consistent and successful student experience.
- Student Ready College: TCC will put students at the core of all programs and services, so that they are welcomed, engaged, and supported inside and outside the classroom.
- Serve the Community: TCC will serve the community and be its first choice for partnership.