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Why TCC?

Innovation and Excellence at TCC

Since 1966, Tallahassee Community College has offered high-quality post-secondary education for the citizens of Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties, along with students from throughout the state, nation and abroad. With over 80 associate's degree and certificate programs, we offer hundreds of day and evening courses in traditional classrooms as well as a full array of online classes. TCC offers affordable and flexible education to ensure student success.


Students on GreenSome of our Tallahassee Community College's degree and certification programs include computer programming and technology , accounting, manufacturing technology, criminal justice and nursing.

TCC is recognized, annually, in Community College Week's Top 100 colleges for the number of associate degrees awarded. In 2013, TCC ranked first among two-year institutions nationwide in the total number of associate of arts degrees awarded. 

TCC's faculty provide a strong foundation for its many graduates moving on to Florida State University, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and other four-year institutions. Nearly 75 percent of TCC's A. A. graduates transfer into the State University System within a year, the highest percentage in the Florida community college system.

TCC works closely with its University Partners: Flagler College, Barry University, Saint Leo University and Thomas University. Each school offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree without leaving the TCC campus.  TCC also partners with FSU Panama City.

Faculty Excellence

TCC's faculty is committed to learning, student success and quality improvement. Many of our faculty members have received recognition from state and national organizations as being the finest in their field.

​TCC's traditionally strong faculty - rated twice the national average in doctoral degrees and years of experience - provides a strong foundation for its many graduates moving on to four-year colleges and universities.


Faculty Excellence

Tallahassee Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. 

For more information on accreditation for the College and our specific programs, click here​

Affordability and Flexibility 

TCC's in-state tuition and fees are $100.83 per credit hour (effective Fall 2013), significantly lower than those at public and private colleges and universities. Out-of-state tuition and fees are $387.27 per credit hour (effective Fall 2013).

In 2008-09, TCC awarded more than $30 million in scholarships.

TCC provides classes in a variety of formats including ​traditional face-to-face, online, hybrid and even Friday-only. There are also express sessions​ offered each semester. 

Student Support Services

TCC prides itself on its support services for those with disabilities. We provide accommodations such as note takers, tutors, interpreters, untimed testing, an adaptive computer lab and individualized pre-registration assistance are available.

The College Reach-Out Program, the TCC Foundation and programs such as Take Stock in Children and the Challenge Scholarship provide a vision for local students wishing to include college in their futures.

Student Union/One Stop Center

TCC is committed to making all programs, services and activities accessible to our students. The One Stop Center houses student services such as admission, registrar, student advising, career assistance and financial aid. In addition, student clubs and organizations, the College bookstore and a food court are available in the Student Union/One Stop Center.

Community Involvement

Community InvolvementThrough the College's Workforce Development's wide-range of programs- including providing performance solutions and services to regional businesses, government agencies and nonprofits, Florida Public Safety Institute (FPSI) public safety training programs, community development and preparing students for the GED exam-the College strives to provide outstanding services to the community. Workforce Development programs are delivered on the main campus and in TCC's service centers throughout the region.

TCC's students, faculty and staff take an active interest in our community by participating in various community activities. The College and its Office of Campus and Civic Engagement frequently participates in a number of service projects sponsored by area community service agencies.

Higher Education Pays

On average, students who attend institutions of higher learning earn more than those who do not.  Each level of educational achievement provides a boost in earnings power.  The degree level matters – the more you learn, the more you earn.

Tallahassee: An ideal place to live and learn

With upwards of 60,000 college students from across the country and abroad attending Florida State University, Florida A&M University and TCC, Florida's capital city is a melting pot of cultures and ideas.

With beautiful canopy roads, historic locations, the Gulf of Mexico, hiking and biking trails, and more, the natural beauty of our area is unsurpassed. Add to it diverse cultural events including FSU's Seven Days of Opening Nights, which attracts a kaleidoscope of world-renowned artists and performers, the African Caribbean Dance Theatre's Annual Florida African Dance Festival, the North Florida Hispanic Association's Hispanic Festival and the Gadsden County Latino Fest. Tallahassee is an ideal place to live and learn.​​​

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Tallahassee Community College (TCC) is committed to an environment that embraces Diversity and Inclusion, respects the rights of all individuals, provides equal access and equal opportunity, and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. For information regarding the College's non-discrimination policies and Title IX compliance visit our Equity and Civil Rights page or email directly to (Other Languages)
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