University description (as per official university website)
Since 1926, Tyler Junior College has been fulfilling three promises to its students and the Tyler area by providing a quality education, a vibrant student life and service to the community.
Whatever course of study you choose, you will find quality instruction, caring faculty, support services designed to help you achieve your goals and a vibrant student life that is like none other at the two-year level.
Through your studies and involvement in student organizations, you will come in contact with numerous opportunities for service learning, volunteerism and community assistance.
We invite you to:
* Read the College's Mission and Vision Statements
* Meet the President and Board of Trustees
* Take a tour of the Main and West campuses
* Review the TJC faculty and staff directory
* Find maps and driving directions to the Main or West Campus
Tyler Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tyler Junior College.
The Commission asks that inquiries to its office relate only to the accreditation status of the College and not to general admission information.
Tyler Junior College gives equal consideration to all applicants for employment, admission and participation in its programs and activities without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.
Financial Aid is available to help fund your education!
Donít let finances get in the way of achieving your dreams. Tyler Junior College offers an affordable, high quality education to any student. Each year Tyler Junior College awards approximately $24 million in financial aid grants, loans, scholarships, waivers, exemptions and work study to assist students in covering the cost of their education.
The Financial Aid Office is committed to serving students by helping all students obtain the financial assistance they need to achieve their educational goals. To do this we offer a wide variety of financial aid programs.
Tyler Junior College offers the following financial aid programs:
* Federal Pell Grant
* Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG)
* Federal Student Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
* Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (LEAP; formerly SSIG)
* TEXAS Grant
* TEXAS Grant II
* Subsidized Stafford Loan
* Parent Plus Loan
* Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
* Federal College Workstudy
* Texas College Workstudy