Texas Southmost College

80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX 78520
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Texas Southmost College serves 8,777 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 8,777 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 98%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 816 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Texas Southmost College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Masters Colleges and Universities I
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
816 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Texas Southmost College has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Texas Southmost College diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,777 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,173 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,604 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
470 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,173 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,604 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
50 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
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% Asian
n/a
5%
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% Hispanic
94%
46%
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% Black
n/a
12%
% White
2%
29%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.12
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
18%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,800
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,809
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,250
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Texas Southmost College often compared to?
Texas Southmost Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Texas State Technical College-Harlingen, South Texas College by visitors of our site.
What is Texas Southmost College's ranking?
Texas Southmost College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 8,777 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 98%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,390 per year for in-state students and $6,601 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,943 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 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. 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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