College Campus Visits

Questions to Ask on a Campus Visit


  • What are the college’s core values? And how are those demonstrated?
  • If you are considering a Christian College, ask in what ways they incorporate a biblical world view into the classes and what activities and programs are in place to support the spiritual growth of students.
  • What activities and services are available to help students get settled (academically and socially) during their first year?
  • How big are their largest classes?
  • What percent of first year classes are taught by graduate assistants?
  •  (Ask students) Are you able to register for the classes you want?
  • What is the total cost of attending the college?
  • What types of financial aid does the college offer and how do I apply?
  • Are all freshmen assigned to an academic advisor?
  • Where do most freshmen live?
  • What percent of first year students return as sophomores?
  • Can I take a tour?
  • What activities are available for students?
  • Who teaches the courses for first-year students?
  • How successful are the college’s graduates in finding jobs?
  • What services (such as transportation and shopping) are available locally?
  • What is there to do on weekends? Do most students stay or leave campus on weekends?
  • What are the three most popular majors on campus?
  • What percent of entering students actually graduate?
  • What percent of graduates who apply to Graduate school are admitted?


Video College Tours – If you can’t visit – take a virtual tour!


Video tours of college campuses aren’t a new phenomenon; many universities have provided video tours and information about their campuses to prospective students for years.

Most college offer virtual tours on their website.  Here are a couple of other options:

eCampus Tours

Kathy Howard

TCS Guidance Counselor

(903) 893-7076 ext. 205

   fax (903) 891-8486

TCS School CEEB Code:  446-499