Did You Know?
Collin College offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity and a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Construction Management. These three programs are part of five baccalaureate-level degrees approved for Collin College to provide Collin County. The district also facilitates bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree education through multiple university partners at the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney and the Frisco Campus.
Collin College has pre-admission partnerships with 10 local and regional colleges and universities. Participating students can take advantage of a number of perks including scholarship opportunities, advising, and more.
The Technical Campus offers a wide variety of trade programs, including automotive technology, collision technology, interior design, industrial automation, biomedical equipment technology, medical assisting advanced practice, certified nurse aide, EKG technician, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy technician, rehabilitation aide, welding technology, construction management, HVAC, computer-aided drafting and design, and more.
Collin College’s Nursing Department was named a Center of Excellence in Nursing by the National League for Nursing in 2011, 2015, and 2020. The current designation will continue through 2024, extending the outstanding educational environment to the baccalaureate level.
Collin College was awarded a $3.75 million National Science Foundation grant to support the national project “Information Technology Skill Standards, 2020 and Beyond.” This four-year grant will address the critical need for IT workers and provide up-to-date, future-facing skills standards.
- 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. In 2020, the college began offering Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity degrees. The college also offers a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Construction Management. In 2021, the Texas Legislature granted Collin College the opportunity to offer up to five bachelor's degree programs.
- Provides students with 11 physical campuses and iCollin, an online campus. Learn more about them here.
- Serves more than 57,000 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 22:1.
- Number and category of employees are available here.
- 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,
- Spring 2022 average student age: 22.2
- Spring 2022 median student age: 20
- Service Learning (2020-2021 Academic Year)
Student engagements: 1,216
Service-learning hours: 13,702
Community partners: 179
Service Learning Faculty Participation: 49
- 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
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Arlington
Texas A&M University-Commerce
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
University of Oklahoma
Texas State University-San Marcos
Texas Tech University
Oklahoma State University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Tarleton State University
- The number of Spring 2021 high school graduates who enrolled at Collin College from:
Allen ISD - 375 students
Frisco ISD - 881 students
McKinney ISD - 423 students
Plano ISD - 782 students
Wylie ISD - 342 students