Nueces County Community Colleges

In Nueces County, Texas, you can find 2 community colleges serving 11,548 students.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is less than the state average of 36:1.

Nueces County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • Corpus ChristiDel Mar College
    Public
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus ChristiTX 78404
    (361)698-1255
    11,051 students
  • Corpus Christi
    Kaplan College-Corpus Christi
    Private for-profit
    1620 S. Padre Island Drive
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)852-2900
    497 students
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $7,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,222 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 76%. 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.