Tulsa Community College Leads the Nation Among Peers

January 21, 2015

Tulsa Community College is 24th in the nation for the number of Associate Degrees it awards among more than 2,000 community colleges in America. The 2014 ranking is compiled by Community College Week. TCC had previously been ranked 29th in the nation.

“We are thrilled that TCC broke into the Top 25 when it comes to the number of associate degrees earned by our students as compared to other community colleges,” said Tulsa Community College Leigh B. Goodson, Ph. D. “We are proud of our accomplishment, honored by the recognition and extremely grateful to the entire metro area for the support our College and graduates receive.”

TCC is first in the country for granting associate degrees to Native Americans. Roughly 10-percent of TCC’s student population identify themselves as American Indian. TCC also ranked third in the nation in granting Education Associate Degrees, fifth for the number of Business, Management and Marketing degrees earned by students and 10th in the nation for the number of graduates in Health Professions & Related Programs.

  •          Tulsa Community College is 24th in the nation in the number of associate degrees it awards in all disciplines.
  •          Tulsa Community College ranks in the Top 100 at 72nd in associate degrees awarded to minorities.
  •          Tulsa Community College is 1st in the nation in the granting of associate degrees to Native Americans.
  •          Tulsa Community College ranks 3rd in the nation in granting associate degrees in Education.
  •          Tulsa Community College ranks 5th in the nation in granting associate degrees in Business, Management and Marketing.
  •          Tulsa Community College ranks 10th in the nation for Health Professions & Related Programs.
  •          Tulsa Community College ranks 14th in the nation for granting degrees in Communication, Journalism and Related Programs.
  •          Tulsa Community College ranks in the Top 50 at 40th for granting degrees in Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.

“This recognition among our peer group illustrates how well TCC performs and our commitment to helping students reach their educational and career goals,” said Goodson. “TCC excels at the first two years of higher education in preparing students to enter the workforce or to transfer to a four-year university.”

For more information about the 235 associate degree and certificate of completion programs offered at TCC, go to www.tulsacc.edu.