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Temple College at Taylor
Temple College at Taylor is part of the Temple College system. Address: 516 North Main St.Phone: (512) 365-7242
Web site: www.templejc.edu/taylor/taylor.htm

During the fall and spring semesters, the administration office is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. During the summer session the office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday. Programs offered include associate of arts and associate of applied science degrees; certificates in programs for emergency medical technology, computer networking (CISCO), industrial technology, child development and more; Internet and telecourses; Pro-Engineer; classes in criminal justice, welding, environmental science and more.

Temple College at Taylor’s Vocational Nursing Program has received full approval accreditation status with a commendation by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. Early College High School In the fall of 2007 the first class of freshmen entered the Legacy Early College High School, a program serving students from Taylor and Hutto who want to get a head start on a post secondary education.

The program is geared toward underrepresented, under served or first generation college students. The program is tuition-free for students and was developed with a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency.

All students who complete four years at Legacy Early College High School will graduate with an associate of arts degree or enough college credits to enter a four-year college as a junior.

The program recently graduated its second class with 30 students. More information can be found at www.ewchec.com/legacy/

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