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Kilgore College is a community college located in Kilgore, Texas. It was founded in 1935. Kilgore's Enrolment is around 5, 000. The college is renowned for having the first precision drill team in the world. It was created by Gussie Nell Davis in 1940. Many students of Kilgore College have gone on to become famous. Some of them are John Hill, Jr, former Attorney General; Edward Hancock II, author and award-winning editor; Rodney Carrington, comedian; and Van Cliburn, renowned pianist. KC's athletics department fields a wide variety of men's and women's sports teams, known as the Rangers.

Profile of Kilgore CollegeKilgore College is in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Kilgore, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Kilgore College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include security and law enforcement.

Kilgore College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Kilgore College offers open admission.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 5, 150 students (3, 505 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Kilgore College is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"We prepare students for success in life by providing educational opportunities that have high quality, great value, easy access, and community focus. "Kilgore College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Security and Law Enforcement316criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, criminal justice and administration, corrections
Nursing and Emergency Medicine166registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Liberal Arts110general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, speech and rhetoric, English, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management63business, accounting technology, MIS, accounting, business management, operations management, fashion merchandising, entrepreneurship, . . .
Mechanics and Repair59diesel mechanics, automobile mechanics, computer repair, HVAC, autobody repair
office and Administration42executive secretary
Beauty and Cosmetology40cosmetology
Medical Support and Technology34radiographer, surgical tech, medical assistant, pre-pharmacy, medical lab tech, radiation therapist
Engineering Technician34metallurgical tech, drafting, occupational safety tech, electronics tech
Education and Teaching31elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, trade and industrial teaching, health teaching
Therapy and Counselling25physical therapist assistant, psychology, physical therapy
Law24legal assistant, court reporting, pre-law
Medical administration15medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, computer networking, webmastering, computer programming
Science12biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics, geology
Photography and Commercial Art12commercial art, commercial photography
Engineering9mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineering
Drama and Performing Arts6dance, drama
Production Trades6welding
Family and Social Work5child care provider, child care management
Art Studies4art studies
Medicine3pre-med, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary
Agricultural Science and Management2agriculture
Architecture and Planning1architecture
Religion and Philosophy1religion
Design1design and visual communication
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Construction Trades0fashion consultant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0occupational therapist assistant
Contact: Kilgore CollegeKilgore College

1100 Broadway

Kilgore, TX 75662-3299

General Phone: (903) 984-8531


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