Did you know that Collin College has been designated a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence since 2011, making it the first of only three in the state and the only community
college in Texas. The college's nursing program is one of only 42 Centers of Excellence
in the nation out of more than 1,900 nursing programs..
Did you know that Collin College has the lowest tuition of the 125 public and private colleges and universities in the state of Texas?
Did you know that three Collin College students discovered a new asteroid? Competing with students from nine countries on four continents, the students discovered
a main belt asteroid, located in the region between Mars and Jupiter.
Did you know that Collin College has pre-admission partnerships with ten local and regional colleges and universities? Participating students can
take advantage of a number of perks including guaranteed admission, scholarship opportunities,
advising and more.
Did you know that eight Collin College faculty have been named the Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education? A feat unmatched by any college
or university in the state of Texas, the college holds more Professor of the Year
accolades than Cornell, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, John Hopkins, Georgetown, Rice,
Texas Christian University and the University of Texas at Austin.
Did you know that three consecutive Collin College students have received the largest private transfer
scholarship in the nation? Moriah Walton (2014), Jenifer Buchan (2013) and Cameron Woolley (2012) all received
the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 a year
to finance undergraduate education.
Did you know that the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney is the county’s first university center offering junior and senior level undergraduate classes as well as masters and doctoral
Did you know Collin College was awarded a $20 million federal grant for new jobs in emerging technology? More than 200 community colleges around the country applied but only 32 were selected
by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education.
In addition, Collin College students have exclusive access to our pre-admission partnerships with universities, Weekend College, eCollin, the Honors Institute, renovated campuses and much more.