Panola College

Panola College [YouTube video] is a thriving and award-winning community college located in Carthage, Texas. The name derives from Panola County, Texas, of which Carthage is the county seat. As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of Panola College is the following all of Marion, Panola, and Shelby Counties, and Harrison County. Panola College offers quality instructional programs for those interested in academic transfer, vocational/technical fields, developmental studies, workforce training, and continuing education.

An outstanding array of distance learning courses are also available. One of those programs is the LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) Hybrid Transition track, taught over 12 months and offered in a flexible format with classes online and clinicals provided in the evenings and weekends within a 70 mile radius of Carthage, Texas.

Panola College is affordable. The cost to attend full-timeis approximately $14,000 per academic year for tuition, fees, residence hall, meal plan, books, insurance, and miscellaneous expenses, which about half the cost of a large university.

Health Sciences

While it does not have a pre-med program per se, Panola College does offer programs of study in: