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History, Affiliations & Rankings
Founded in 1985, the Collin College is a student community centred institution in McKinney, Texas. It is the only public college in the County to offer more than 100-degree programmes and certificates in wide areas of study including a bachelor's degree in Nursing and Applied Technology. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission to grant baccalaureate, associate and certificate courses. It is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for nursing degree programmes, among many other accreditation agencies in the country. Collin College is committed to impart high quality education that helps students develop skills, intellect and build personality and brighter the future of students and communities. Across various campuses of the university, Collin College has been successful in attracting a number of domestic and international students, which compared to other public colleges in the county and state, is high, indicating its success as a higher education institution.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
Collin College has multiple campuses, i.e. Collin Higher Education Center, Courtyard Center, Frisco Campus, McKinney Campus, Plano Campus, Public Safety Training Center, Rockwall Center, Technical Campus and Wylie Campus. The two campuses at Farmersville and Celina are currently under construction, which are expected to start operations from Fall 2021. Collin College offers more than 100 degree and certificate programmes in various areas of study like Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees. In 2020, Collin College started offering bachelor's degree programmes in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity degree programmes. With a student to full-time faculty ratio of 19.9:1, Collin College offers an interactive education environment, ensuring quality and discourse of thoughts and ideas.
Accomplishments & Alumni
Collin College was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 22 years by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. The college takes pride in knowing that its alumni hold remarkable positions in different professional sectors. Many of Collin’s graduates join prestigious universities like Yale, Cornell, Tulane etc. for higher studies. Moreover, Collin College has been recognised for its student transfers to some of the top universities in the country such as the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, University of Oklahoma and many more. Others hold successful careers as medical professionals, researchers, artists, entrepreneurs etc. Some of the more prominent alumni of Collin College are Vincent Nguyen - scientist, Scott Michael Foster - Actor, Michael Urie - Actor, Geoffrey Bailey - White House intern to name a few.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Every year, more than 59,000 students get enrolled in the credit degree programmes or continuing education at Collin College. Among all the students enrolled at Collin College each year, nearly 500 are international students coming from across 70 countries. The average class size at Collin College is 24.2 which allows for a more interactive and active classrooms, where students partake in every aspect of classroom activities, which is complimented by Collin College’s remarkable employee satisfaction level. 95% of employees strongly agree that graduates of Collin College are skilled and efficient to join the workplace soon after the completion of their studies. The success of Collin College’s graduates can be seen through their selection at the different top-tier universities and higher education institutions across the US and the world, which indicates Collin's efficiency as a strong education institution.
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