Brazosport College

500 College Dr
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 3,852 students (16% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 3,852 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,315
  • Out-state tuition: $4,725
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 53%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Brazosport College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 421 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Brazosport College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
421 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Brazosport College has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Brazosport College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,852 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
600 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,252 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
239 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
600 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
41%
46%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
47%
30%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
26%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
2.17%
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,800
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,315 is less than the state average of $3,924. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,725 is less than the state average of $6,229. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,315
$3,924
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,725
$6,229
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
59%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,470
$10,765
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Brazosport College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Brazosport College cost?
Brazosport College's tuition is approximately $3,315 for In-State students and $4,725 for Out-State students.
What schools are Brazosport College often compared to?
Brazosport Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Alvin Community College by visitors of our site.
What is Brazosport College's ranking?
Brazosport College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 3,852 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,315
  • Out-state tuition: $4,725
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 53%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,924 per year for in-state students and $6,229 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,052 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Texas is Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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