Brazosport College

Tel: (979)230-3000
4,141 students
Public institution
Brazosport College exists to improve quality of life by providing associate and baccalaureate degree programs, academic transfer programs, job skills training, and cultural enrichment in an efficient and cost effective manner. Our faculty and staff are committed to responding to student needs, creating a learning environment, exceeding employer expectations, and enriching our community.
School Highlights:
Brazosport College serves 4,141 students (23.38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Brazosport College is one of 2 community colleges within Brazoria County, TX.
The nearest community college is Alvin Community College (26.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 145 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Brazosport College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 145 staff
61 staff
Brazosport College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,141 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,141 students 1,296 students
Brazosport College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
Brazosport College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 968 students
810 students
Brazosport College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,173 students
1,036 students
Brazosport College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Brazosport College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Brazosport College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Brazosport College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Brazosport College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Brazosport College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Brazosport College Unknown (2011-2013)
Brazosport College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.53
Brazosport College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,315 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,725 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,315 $5,694
Brazosport College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,725 $10,252
Brazosport College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 57%
Brazosport College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Brazosport College is an open door, equal access higher education institution committed to providing the best courses, programs, and activities that can be organized and presented to meet the identified needs of adult learners from varied backgrounds. Enrollment from January to December 2004 was approximately 29,280 students in both credit and non-credit courses. Since its establishment in 1968, the college has played an important role in the personal successes of more than 100,000 students. In recent years, Brazosport College has graduated just over 200 students annually, and has become the key provider of a highly-trained work force for local industry employers in Brazoria County. The Brazosport College campus occupies 156 acres of beautiful, naturally landscaped grounds enclosed on two sides by the winding Oyster Creek. It is convenient to all towns and cities in South Brazoria County: 22 miles from Sweeny, 19 miles from West Columbia, 11 miles from Brazoria, eight miles from Freeport and Angleton, and only two miles from Lake Jackson, Clute, and Richwood. For students seeking a certificate or degree in an occupational/technical field, Brazosport College offers courses leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree in nineteen areas. Additionally, an ever-broadening community education program is designed to address the diverse needs of people of all ages within the communities served by the college. From Saturday Morning Enrichment classes designed for K-fifth graders, and summertime Kids' College and Teen College, to the Adult Life and Learning Program for our senior neighbors, Brazosport College has lifelong opportunities for learning adventures. Brazosport College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Baccalaureate Degrees and Associate Degrees.

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For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Texas is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.