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  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B-
  6. Location
    B-
Kilgore is a public college located in Kilgore, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,136 undergraduate students. The Kilgore acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Fire Science and Fire Fighting, and Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN). Graduating 31% of students, Kilgore alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,100.
1100 Broadway
Kilgore, TX 75662
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$6,516/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,315/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
59%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.32 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
82%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.33 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    23%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,136Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,730
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
5%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
Yes
61%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.28 responses
43%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.28 responses
55%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.11 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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The only thing I did not like was that the dorms have not been improved in years, and you can obviously tell. Everything else is wonderful! The gym is very big, nice, and offers great equipment for athletes all the way to first-timers. The Brew is always warm and welcoming, and I love that they serve Starbucks products along with a few other good snacks. The professors are very understanding, especially right now in this crisis. It's a wonderful experience so far.
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My years at Kilgore College have been fantastic! Along the way, I have met some awesome people, who were easy to become friends with and mostly everything is walking distance. I had great professors, but there is one professor that has been more than great! My major was Legal Assisting and he has been the greatest help of all and made all of his classes fun and enthusiastic, along with some fun classmates. Also, the Starbucks there is great...loved buying coffee there with my friends every morning. I just graduated last year with my AAS degree in Legal Assisting and my professor that has been great, attended it! Even my other friend's graduation. I enjoyed my stay at Kilgore. There were some bumps in the road, but I managed to pull through and I will never forget everything that I have accomplished to get in and finish. Definitely recommend this school if you are looking to finish out your basics before transferring to a university.
I have been attending Kilgore College for over a year now, and I have felt welcome ever since! The quality of education, the professors, the students, and the overall campus is great. The one thing I would change is the quality of the professors whom teach the online classes. I believe that every teacher, whether they are face-to-face or online, should be kind and considerate when speaking to or emailing a student. I had an issue with one of my professors whom told me to look at the syllabus no matter what I had asked through email. The professor was quite rude, but I did not let their attitude affect my grade in the class. However, multiple students have dropped from or failed the professor's online course. On the bright side, I have not had any issues with my other professors. I am doing very well attending Kilgore College. In fact, I was accepted into the ADN-RN (Nursing) program next semester! I love Kilgore College!