Collin College Facts

  • Founded in 1985.
  • Offers associate of arts, science and applied science degrees, associate of arts in teaching, certificates and occupational skills awards.
  • Comprised of:
    • Allen Center - 300 Rivercrest Blvd., Allen
    • McKinney Campus (Central Park) - 2200 W. University Drive, McKinney
    • Collin Higher Education Center - 3452 Spur 399, McKinney
    • Courtyard Center - 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Plano
    • Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge)- 9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco
    • Plano Campus (Spring Creek) - 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
    • Public Safety Training Center-3600 Redbud Blvd., McKinney
    • Rockwall Center – Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy, 2301 S. John King Blvd., Rockwall
  • Serves more than 55,000 credit and continuing education students annually.
  • Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates.
  • Mascot is the Cougar.
  • Colors are blue and white.
  • Student- to full-time faculty ratio is 19.7:1.
  • Employee breakdown:
    • full-time faculty - 437
    • associate faculty - 912
    • continuing education faculty (as of Dec. 2018) - 86
    • full-time staff and administrators - 704
    • part time staff - 362
    • student assistants - 206
  • Faculty include four U.S. Professors of the Year, four Texas Professors of the Year and seven Minnie Stevens Piper Professors.
  • Home to four U.S. Professors of the Year: 2015, 2009, 2007, 2000 and four Texas Professors of the Year: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2006
  • Home to seven Minnie Stevens Piper Professors: 2015, 2014, 2009, 2008, 2001, 1991, 1984
  • Fall 2018 average student age: 22.4
  • Fall 2018 median student age: 20
  • About 63 percent of students with declared majors are transfer majors.
  • Service Learning
    • Student engagements:  1,333
    • Service-learning hours:  21,648
    • Community partners:  276
    • Service Learning Faculty Participation:  61
  • Top 15 universities Collin College students transfer to:
    • University of Texas at Dallas
    • University of North Texas
    • Texas A&M University
    • Texas A&M University-Commerce
    • Texas Woman’s University
    • University of Texas at Arlington
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Texas at Austin
    • University of Oklahoma
    • Texas Tech University
    • Oklahoma State University
    • Texas State University
    • Baylor University
    • Stephen F. Austin State University
    • Tarleton State University
  • The number of fall 2018 high school graduates who enrolled at Collin College from:
    • Plano ISD - 933 students
    • Allen ISD - 391 students
    • McKinney ISD - 528 students
    • Frisco ISD - 887 students
Top