Texas College

Texas College  News

All News

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

  • Jan 02
    Dec 17
    Christmas Holiday (Campus Closed)

    The Christmas Holiday will be observed by the College December 17, 2018 - January 2, 2019. The campus will be closed d...

  • Jan
    Residence Halls Open for New and Transfer Students

    Residence Halls will open on Thursday. January 3, 2019 for all new and transfer students.

  • Jan
    Orientation/Registration/Testing for New and Transfer Students

    Orientation, Registration, and Testing for New and Transfer Students will take place on January 3-4, 2019.

  • Jan
    Residence Halls Open for Returning Students

    Residence Halls will open for Returning Students on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

  • Jan
    Men's & Women's Basketball versus Paul Quinn College

    Texas College hosts Paul Quinn College at Gus F. Taylor Gymnasium. Women tip-off at 2:00 p.m.; Men tip-off at 4:00 p....

  • Jan
    Spring Registration Begins for All Students

    Spring Registration begins for all students on Monday, January 7, 2019.

  • Jan
    Texas College Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    The Colleges history states that on January 9, 1894, Texas College was founded by a group of ministers affiliated wit...

  • Jan
    First Day of Class - Spring 2019 Semester

    The first day of class for the Spring 2019 Academic Term will be on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

Full Calendar

Founded over


Years Ago

Texas College offers


Degree Programs



Students Enrolled

Texas College has a


Student Faculty Ratio

Featured Photos

Connect with Us

Texas College Facebook Texas College Twitter Texas College Instagram


The City of Tyler, Texas

Tyler, Texas, the “Rose Capital of the World”, is nestled in the heart of East Texas, 100 miles east of Dallas and 90 miles west of Shreveport. The city serves as the region's major economic, educational, financial, medical, and cultural hub. With over 100,000 people, nearly 22,000 of those being students, 220 dining options, 121 historic landmarks, 28 parks, 20 museums, wildlife experiences, local festivals, lakes, nightlife, art, and a plethora of shopping, Tyler offers something for everyone. We invite you to call Tyler home for four years.

Tyler, TX