Quick Facts


Tyler, Texas - 100 miles east of Dallas and 90 miles west of Shreveport


Texas College was founded in 1894 by a group of ministers of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME Church).


Texas College is an affiliate of the CME Church.

Majors & Degrees

Offers 12 baccalaureate degree programs within four divisions:

  • Business and Social Sciences
  • General Studies and Humanities
  • Education
  • Natural and Computational Science

Majors may be declared in:

Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, English, General Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Music, Religion, Social Work, and Sociology.

The College offers two associate of arts degrees in Early Childhood Education and General Studies.

Texas College also has an Alternative Certification Teacher Education program for persons who have already earned a bachelor’s degree.

The SUCCESS Program is a specially designed degree completion program for working adults who want to enhance their professional growth and development with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.


Two Semesters - Fall and Spring Sessions

Operating Authority

  • Certificate of authority to award degrees from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Fully Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)


Faculty to Students - 1:25

Financial Aid

Offers eligible students financial assistance in the form of miscellaneous scholarships, Pell Grants, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (SEOG), Tuition Equalization Grants (TEG), college work-study, and federal loans (if eligible). Free Application for Federal Student Aid School Code: 003638


Intercollegiate competition in Baseball, Basketball (men’s and women’s), Football, Soccer (men’s and women’s), Softball, Track and Field (men’s and women’s) and Volleyball. Texas College is a member of the National As-sociation of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Division I, the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) and the Central State Football League (CSFL).

College Colors

Purple and Gold



Official College Publications

  • The Beacon Newsletter
  • The INSIDER Magazine
  • President’s Annual Report

Academic Support

  • Tutoring
  • D.R. Glass Library
  • Student Learning Center
  • Career Services