General Information About Ranger College
Ranger College, a public two-year college serving a five-county area in North Central Texas, extends educational opportunities to all students seeking the academic, vocational, technical, or developmental program offered. The open admission policy makes the programs of the college available to all students who wish to further their education in a small college setting. The College endeavors to prepare its students to function successfully in an increasingly diverse and complex society by providing opportunities to develop academic and workforce excellence, appropriate communication skills, critical thinking skills, and responsible citizenship, by providing the following: academic college courses at the freshman and sophomore levels leading to associate degrees and /or transferable college credit; developmental education which enable students to successfully advance to freshman-level academic coursework; vocational and technical courses and programs that include workforce development leading to employment, licensure, certificates, or associate degrees; continuing education short courses and activities for occupational, recreational, or cultural upgrading; cooperative efforts with local communities and their agencies in providing adult literacy and services and facilities to area citizens; a program of student services and of educational support services designed to contribute to the cultural, social, moral, intellectual and physical development of students in a safe environment; administrative, financial, and auxiliary services in support of college programs; a program of intercollegiate athletics designed to enhance the academic success, physical and emotional well-being, and social development of student athletes; a program of distance learning instruction which is equivalent in quality to main-campus instruction; and other programs to meet purposes as may be prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or local governing boards in the best interest of post- secondary education.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Rural: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 26%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,176 Native American 5.0 Asian 6.0 African American 76.0 Hispanic 251.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 695 Enrolled FullTime Graduates