Collin College Board of Trustees shared their plans to build a new campus in Wylie on 43.68 acres donated by the city of Wylie.
- 3-building, 360,000-square-foot campus
- To be located adjacent to Wylie City Hall on Country Club Road just north of FM 544
- Will break ground within three years.
- Expected capacity for 7,500 students
- Campus expected to open in 2020
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According to Dr. Bob Collins, chair of the Collin College Board of Trustees, the Wylie campus will make higher education more convenient for southeastern Collin County.
According to Collin College District President Dr. Neil Matkin, the slated expansion is an important point in North Texas history and Collin College hopes to continue to provide quality higher education for the lowest tuition in the state.
Last year, the college’s trustees conducted in-depth studies on demographics, educational statistics, labor market demand, community impact and academic program opportunities for the long term.
See also: Collin County Population Trends
Collin College also plans on building campuses in:
- Farmersville – 60,000 square foot for capacity of 1250 students
- Celina – 120,000 square foot for capacity of 2500 students
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