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Mission Statement

Texas College is a historically black college founded in 1894, by a group of CME ministers. Our mission, which continues to embody the principles of the Christian Methodist Episcopal church, is to ensure that the student body experiences balanced intellectual, psychological, social and spiritual development, aimed at enabling them to become active productive members of society where they live and work.

Majors & Degrees

Texas College offers 12 baccalaureate degree programs within four divisions:

Degree Plans

Upcoming Events

  • Oct
    Homecoming Week

    2018 Homecoming Week will be held October 21st - October 27th with a multitude of activities.

  • Oct
    Homecoming Convocation

    Homecoming Convocation is scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2018.

  • Oct
    Homecoming Parade

    The annual Texas College Homecoming Parade is set for October 27, 2018.

  • Oct
    Homecoming Football Game

    The Texas College Homecoming Football Game is scheduled for October 27th versus the Langston University Lions. The gam...

  • Oct
    Last Day to Withdraw From a Course with a "W"

    The final day to withdraw from a course with a "W" is scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

  • Nov
    Steer Football v. OPSU

    Texas College will travel to Goodwell, Oklahoma to face Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Kickoff is at 2:00 p.m.

  • Nov
    Pre-Registration for the Spring Semester

    Pre-registration for the 2019 Spring Semester will take place the week of November 5-9, 2018.

  • Nov
    Steer Football v. Lyon

    Texas College will travel to Batesville, Arkansas to face Lyon College. Kickoff is at 2:00 p.m.

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