Coastal Bend College

Tel: (361)358-2838
3,764 students
Public institution

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Coastal Bend College is a comprehensive, public community college serving a diverse South Texas area. It is a student-centered institution committed to the highest integrity and to the development of an educational culture that supports creativity, encourages professional development, and promotes excellence in all areas.
School Highlights:
Coastal Bend College serves 3,764 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Coastal Bend College is the only community colleges within Bee County, TX.
The nearest community college is Del Mar College (51.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Coastal Bend College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,764 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,764 students
1,303 students
Coastal Bend College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,286 students
835 students
Coastal Bend College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,478 students
1,046 students
Coastal Bend College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Coastal Bend College sch enrollment Coastal Bend College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Coastal Bend College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
60%
7%
Coastal Bend College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
14%
11%
Coastal Bend College Black (2006-2012)
% White
23%
66%
Coastal Bend College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Coastal Bend College More (2011-2012)
Coastal Bend College sch ethnicity Coastal Bend College sta ethnicity
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. 0.57 0.44
Coastal Bend College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,696 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,696 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,696 $5,890
Coastal Bend College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,696 $10,047
Coastal Bend College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Coastal Bend College is a two year community college with an open door policy. The district was created in 1965 and opened in 1967 with 790 students. The main campus is located in Beeville, Texas with centers in Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. The total enrollment for Fall 2004 was 4,016. Coastal Bend College-Beeville's modern computerized campus is second to none. Located at 3800 Charco Road, the facility serves the educational needs of more than 1,300 students. State-of-the-art training is offered in occupational programs such as accounting, air conditioning and refrigeration, child development, computer information technology, cosmetology, dental hygiene, drafting and design technology, electronic servicing, emergency medical service, general office management, health information technology, law enforcement, office automation technology, vocational nursing, and welding. The campus also offers hundreds of academic courses which are transferable to most four-year institutions. Coastal Bend College offers the Associate in Arts Degree; the Associate in Science Degree; the Associate in Applied Science Degree, and Certificates of Achievement in specialized technical and occupational fields. Coastal Bend College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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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.