The University of Texas at Brownsville

One West University Boulevard
Brownsville, TX 78520
Tel: (956)882-8200
8,621 students
Public institution
The mission of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (UTB/TSC) Partnership is to provide accessible, affordable, postsecondary education of high quality, to conduct research which expands knowledge and to present programs of workforce training and continuing education, public service, and cultural value. The partnership combines the strengths of the community college and those of a university by increasing student access and eliminating inter-institutional barriers while fulfilling the distinctive responsibilities of each type of institution.
School Highlights:
The University of Texas at Brownsville serves 8,621 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
The University of Texas at Brownsville is one of 3 community colleges within Cameron County, TX.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Brownsville (6.5 miles away).

School Overview

The University of Texas at Brownsville Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 401 staff 59 staff

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,621 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 22:1
# Full-Time Students
4,767 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3,854 students 1,017 students
The University of Texas at Brownsville sch enrollment The University of Texas at Brownsville sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 4,564 students 781 students
# Graduate Students 203 students 23 students
The University of Texas at Brownsville sch graduate The University of Texas at Brownsville sta graduate
% Asian
1%
2%
The University of Texas at Brownsville Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
89%
7%
% Black
1% 12%
% White
5%
57%
The University of Texas at Brownsville White (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
4%
2%
The University of Texas at Brownsville sch ethnicity The University of Texas at Brownsville 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. 0.13 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,372 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,834 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,372 $5,742
The University of Texas at Brownsville In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,834 $10,260
The University of Texas at Brownsville Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 429 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Partnership offers Certificates, and Associate, Baccalaureate, and Graduate degrees in liberal arts, the sciences, and professional programs designed to meet student demand as well as regional, national, and international needs. UTB/TSC advances economic and social development, enhances the quality of life, fosters respect for the environment, provides for personal enrichment, and expands knowledge through programs of research, service, continuing education and training. It convenes the cultures of its community, fosters an appreciation of the unique heritage of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and encourages the development and application of bilingual abilities in its students. It provides academic leadership to the intellectual, cultural, social and economic life of the bi-national urban region it serves. The University of Texas at Brownsville has been a member of The University of Texas System since 1991. In cooperation with Texas Southmost College, The University serves more than 12,000 students at its campus located in Brownsville, Texas. In Partnership with Texas Southmost College, The University offers a wide range of courses from Associate and Baccalaureate degrees to graduate classes and continuing education.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brownsville Kaplan College-Brownsville
    Private for-profit
    1900 North Expressway Suite O
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956)547-8200
    6.5  Mi  |  435  students
  • Harlingen Texas State Technical College-Harlingen
    Public
    1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956)364-4000
    26.6  Mi  |  5921  students
  • McAllen Kaplan College-McAllen
    Private for-profit
    1500 S. Jackson
    McAllen, TX 78503
    (956)630-1499
    49.2  Mi  |  489  students
  • McAllen South Texas College
    Public
    3201 W Pecan
    McAllen, TX 78502
    (956)872-8311
    52.3  Mi  |  31232  students
  • Corpus Christi Kaplan College-Corpus Christi
    Private for-profit
    1620 S. Padre Island Drive #600
    Corpus Christi, TX 78416
    (361)852-2900
    127.7  Mi  |  342  students
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,538 per year for in-state students and $5,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,720 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.