Collin College Facts

  • Founded in 1985.
  • Offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees, as well as certificates and occupational skills awards. The college will offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity degrees beginning in spring 2020.
  • Collin College's current campus include:
    • 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
  • The college district's planned or future campuses include:
    • Celina Campus - 10611 Choate Pkwy., Celina (Planned to open fall 2021)
    • Farmersville Campus - 2200 County Road 611, Farmersville (Planned to open fall 2021)
    • Technical Campus - 2550 Bending Branch Way, Allen (Opening fall 2020)
    • Wylie Campus - 391 Country Club Road, Wylie (Opening fall 2020)
  • Serves more than 59,000 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 baccalaureate degrees, 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 - 469
    • adjunct faculty - 908
    • continuing education faculty (as of November 2019) - 121
    • full-time staff and administrators - 771
    • part-time staff - 372
    • student assistants - 192
  • 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 2019 average student age: 22.1
  • Fall 2018 median student age: 19
  • About 59 percent of fall 2019 students with declared majors are transfer majors.
  • Service Learning (2018-2019 Academic Year)
    • Student engagements:  1,592
    • Service-learning hours:  22,885
    • Community partners:  357
    • Service Learning Faculty Participation:  127
  • Top 15 universities Collin College students transfer to:
    • University of Texas at Dallas
    • University of North Texas
    • Texas A&M University-College Station
    • Texas Woman’s University
    • Texas A&M University-Commerce
    • University of Texas at Austin
    • University of Texas at Arlington
    • University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
    • University of Oklahoma
    • Texas State University-San Marcos
    • Texas Tech University
    • Oklahoma State University
    • Baylor University
    • Stephen F. Austin State University
    • Southern Methodist University
  • The number of fall 2019 high school graduates who enrolled at Collin College from:
    • Allen ISD - 437 students
    • Frisco ISD - 920 students
    • McKinney ISD - 507 students
    • Plano ISD - 914 students
    • Wylie ISD - 349
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