15 universities, colleges and trade schools in Collin and Denton counties

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Collin Collegeu2013Preston Ridge

Amberton University
Tuition: $3,180
Enrollment: average 200-250 per session
Most notable programs: business
Graduation rate: N/A


3880 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco
972-279-6511
www.amberton.edu


Collin College-Allen Center
Tuition: $506 (in-county), $998 (out-of-county), $1,718 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 531
Most notable programs: continuing education
Test averages: must meet Texas Success Initiative Assessment requirements or qualify for waivers through the SAT, ACT or STAAR tests
Transfer rate: 35.5 percent (all campuses)
Graduation rate: 13.4 percent (all campuses)


300 Rivercrest Blvd., Allen
972-377-1060
www.collin.edu/campuses/allen


Collin College-Central Park
Tuition: $506 (in-county), $998 (out-of-county), $1,718 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 4,973
Most notable programs: dental hygiene, emergency medical services, fire science, health information management, polysomnographic technology, respiratory care, surgical technology
Test averages: must meet Texas Success Initiative Assessment requirements or qualify for waivers through the SAT, ACT or STAAR tests
Transfer rate: 35.5 percent (all campuses)
Graduation rate: 13.4 percent (all campuses)


2200 W. University Drive, McKinney
972-548-6790
www.collin.edu/campuses/centralpark


Collin College-Preston Ridge
Tuition: $506 (in-county), $998 (out-of-county), $1,718 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 7,712
Most notable programs: Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Education, engineering technology, National Convergence Technology Center
Test averages: must meet Texas Success Initiative Assessment requirements or qualify for waivers through the SAT, ACT or STAAR tests
Transfer rate: 35.5 percent (all campuses)
Graduation rate: 13.4 percent (all campuses)


9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco
972-377-1790
www.collin.edu/campuses/prestonridge




Higher Education Focus 2017 Collin College-Spring Creek[/caption]

Collin College-Spring Creek
Tuition: $506 (in-county), $998 (out-of-county), $1,718 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 11,692
Most notable programs: Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Corporate College, Collin Small Business Development Center, Seniors Active in Learning program
Test averages: must meet Texas Success Initiative Assessment requirements or qualify for waivers through the SAT, ACT or STAAR tests
Transfer rate: 35.5 percent (all campuses)
Graduation rate: 13.4 percent (all campuses)


2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
972-881-5790
www.collin.edu/campuses/springcreek




Higher Education Focus 2017 Collin Higher Education Center[/caption]

Collin Higher Education Center
Tuition:  varies by institution
Enrollment: 3,100
Most notable programs: partnership with five universities on a variety of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees
Test averages: varies by institution
Transfer rate: 35.5 percent (all campuses)
Graduation rate: 13.4 percent (all campuses)


CHEC is a partnership among Collin College, The University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M University-Commerce and The University of Texas at Dallas. Students can receive credit toward bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.


3452 Spur 399, McKinney
972-599-3100
www.collin.edu/chec




Higher Education Focus 2017 Dallas Baptist University-North[/caption]

Dallas Baptist University-North
Tuition: $10,152
Enrollment: 5,156
Most notable programs: education, business
Test averages: 472-656 SAT critical reading, 476-648 SAT math; 18-27 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 50 percent


2805 N. Dallas Parkway, Ste. 450, Plano
214-333-5777
www.dbu.edu/north


ITS Academy of Beauty No. 17
Tuition: $17,995/full program
Accreditation: Accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, the cosmetology program takes approximately 12 months for a full-time student to complete.


1717 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano 
972-881-0577
www.itsacademyofbeauty.com


North Central Texas College-Flower Mound
Tuition: $984 per semester (in-district), $1,560 (out-of-district), $2,616 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 1,926
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 27.8 percent
Graduation rate: N/A


NCTC-Flower Mound offers certification in general education, workforce and technical education, and developmental education.


1200 Parker Square, Flower Mound
972-899-8400
www.nctc.edu/campuspages/flowermound.aspx


Ogle School
Tuition: $16,160/full program
Accreditation: Accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, the cosmetology program takes an average of 11 months to complete.


2324 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. 207, Denton
866-575-9767
http://ogleschool.edu


SMU-in-Plano
Tuition: varies by program
Most notable programs: counseling graduate program, dispute resolution program, continuing and professional education, graduate marketing certificate program


5236 Tennyson Parkway, Plano
972-473-3400
www.smu.edu/plano




Higher Education Focus 2017 Texas Woman’s University[/caption]

Texas Woman’s University
Tuition: $3,090 per semester (in-state), $9,960 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 15,655
Most notable programs: nursing, education, business, nutrition, arts and family sciences
Test averages: 410-520 SAT critical reading, 410-530 SAT math; 17-23 ACT composite, 15-17 ACT math, 23 ACT English 
Graduation rate: 40 percent


TWU is the largest university primarily for women in the U.S.


304 Administration Drive, Denton
940-898-2000
www.twu.edu




Higher Education Focus 2017 The University of North Texas[/caption]

The University of North Texas
Tuition: $5,064.80** per semester (in-state), $9,960.80** (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 37,979
Most notable programs: music, public administration, education, visual arts
Test averages: 490-600 SAT critical reading, 500-610 SAT math, 460-570 SAT writing, 6-8 SAT essay; 21-26 ACT composite, 20-26 ACT math, 20-25 ACT English, 6-8 ACT writing
Graduation rate: 50.2 percent


UNT is considered a Tier 1 university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.


1155 Union Circle, Denton
940-565-2000
www.unt.edu


The University of North Texas New College at Frisco
Tuition: $5,064.80** (in-state), $9,960.80** (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 180
Most notable programs: Business of Sports Management, game programming, communication studies
Test averages: 490-600 SAT critical reading, 500-610 SAT math, 460-570 SAT writing, 6-8 SAT essay; 21-26 ACT composite, 20-26 ACT math, 20-25 ACT English, 6-8 ACT writing
Graduation rate: 50.2 percent


2811 Internet Blvd., Ste. 100, Frisco
972-668-7100
www.newcollege.unt.edu


The University of Texas at Dallas
Tuition: $5,596 (in-state), $14,404 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 25,000
Most notable programs: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Test averages: 1257 SAT, 28 ACT
Graduation rate: 69 percent


800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson
972-883-2111
www.utdallas.edu


*Depends on degree or program


**Tuition rates include fees


This guide represents a selection of not-for-profit institutions and trade schools in the area. It is not meant to be comprehensive. Listed tuitions are for one semester and calculated for 15 credit hours unless noted otherwise. Tuition totals do not include fees. All transfer rates are to four-year universities, and graduation rates are for a six-year period.

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