Texas Southmost College

School Highlights

Texas Southmost College serves 7,130 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Texas Southmost College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 816 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Texas Southmost College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty816 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Texas Southmost College has declined by 53% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Texas Southmost College diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,130 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students-3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-251 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
95%
47%
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% White
3%
29%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.100.68
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College Completion Rate
23%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,800$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,287 per year for in-state students and $6,528 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,663 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 77%. 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 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.