Brazosport College

Tel: (979)230-3000
  • 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 4,155 students (21% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • 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 142 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Brazosport College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty142 staff76 staff
Brazosport College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,155 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,155 students3,921 students
Brazosport College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:135:1
Brazosport College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students881 students1,055 students
Brazosport College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,274 students2,866 students
Brazosport College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Brazosport College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Brazosport College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Brazosport College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Brazosport College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Brazosport College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Brazosport College More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Brazosport College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.69
Brazosport College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,800$34,000
Brazosport College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,315 is less than the state average of $4,070. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,725 is less than the state average of $6,270. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,315$4,070
Brazosport College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,725$6,270
Brazosport College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid59%83%
Brazosport College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$9,500
Brazosport College Median debt for students who have completed (2012-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,250
Brazosport College Median debt for students who have not completed (2012-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,070 per year for in-state students and $6,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.