Commit to Complete
People who complete a certificate or degree are more likely to be hired and far less likely to become unemployed.
- Two-thirds of all new jobs that produce livable wages require a credential beyond high school.
- Research shows that community college graduates are far more likely to complete a bachelor’s degree if they first completed an associate’s degree.
- Associate degree graduates will earn $500,000 more over their lifetime than those with no post-high school degree or certificate.
- TJC is cost effective – Annual tuition and fees:
TJC ($2,352); SFA ($8,458); Texas A&M ($9,036);
UT Austin ($9790) – as reported by College for All Texans.Information is based on average costs for dependent students living off campus who enroll in 15 credit hours in both fall and spring.