Texas State Technical College Waco (TSTC Waco) is the flagship campus of the TSTC System, which comprises four separately-accredited two-year, state-supported technical colleges. TSTC has a statewide role and mission with a legislative mandate to focus specifically on highly specialized, advanced, and emerging technical and vocational areas leading to certificates or associate degrees.
Official Data Reported to the U.S. Dept. of Education (IPEDS):
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TSTC Waco Distinctives:
Following are some distinctive features that set TSTC Waco apart from other two-year colleges:
Workforce Education Focus- No academic transfer degrees are offered; only AAS Degrees with 15 SCH general education classes, or workforce certificates.
Statewide Mission- For the 2010-2011 year, TSTC Waco enrolled students from 175 of the state’s 254 counties in its technical programs.
Residential Campus- First-year students are required to live on campus. Dorms, duplexes, and housing inherited from its Air Force heritage contribute to TSTC Waco’s capacity to achieving its statewide mission in a residential environment.
Full-time Students- 78% of TSTC Waco’s student population are enrolled full-time.
Full-time Faculty- 91% of TSTC Waco’s faculty are on full-time teaching contracts.
Technically Skilled Graduates- TSTC Waco utilizes its state-of-the-art labs to produce the highest number of associate degree graduates in the nation for engineering technology and second highest for computer science among two-year colleges in the United States.