A look at higher education: See education levels of McKinney residents, local college demographics

Collin County Community College had more students enrolled during fall 2019 than the University of North Texas. (Courtesy Collin College)
Collin County Community College had more students enrolled during fall 2019 than the University of North Texas. (Courtesy Collin College)

Collin County Community College had more students enrolled during fall 2019 than the University of North Texas. (Courtesy Collin College)

The educational attainment of those 25 and higher in McKinney shows a higher percentage of those with bachelor's degrees than the state average, according to the most recent American Community Survey estimates.

McKinney differs from Frisco and Plano by having a lower percentage of residents with a graduate or professional degree, but does still have a percentage higher than the state average.


Among three selected higher education institutions in the area, Collin County Community College had the largest enrollment, but the University of North Texas issued the largest number of degrees in fiscal year 2018-2019.

More information on the demographic makeup of local colleges can be found below.

By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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