College Facts

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Collin College offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity and Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) in Clinical Operational Management and Construction Management. These four programs are part of five baccalaureate-level degrees approved for Collin College to provide Collin County and beyond..

Collin College has partnerships with 16 area ISDs to provide dual credit opportunities to local students interested in pursuing higher education while enrolled in high school. Collin College dual credit students can benefit from of a number of perks including academic resources, scholarship opportunities, advising, and more.


Collin College serves more than 58,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates. With a wide variety of programs, students can find what best fits their interests and lifestyle. Along with iCollin Virtual Campus, the college currently has 11 campuses and centers in Allen, Celina, Farmersville, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, and Wylie. Book a tour and visit our campuses to find out more!


The Technical Campus located in Allen is home to 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.

In 2022, Collin College was designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) from the National Security Agency (NSA) though 2027.


Find more information about other opportunities at Collin College including Weekend College, iCollin, and the Honors Institute.


  • 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 addition to the bachelor’s degrees mentioned above.
  • 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.
  • Collin College mascot is the Cougar.
  • Collin College colors are blue and white.
  • Student-to-full-time faculty ratio is 23:1.
  • 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, 1984

  • Top 15 universities Collin College students transfer to:

The 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
Baylor University
Texas Tech University
Oklahoma State University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Tarleton State University

  • The number of Spring 2023 high school graduates who enrolled at Collin College from:

Allen ISD: 460 students
Frisco ISD: 919 students
McKinney ISD: 406 students
Plano ISD: 842 students
Wylie ISD: 453 students