Cameron County Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Cameron County, Texas, serving 17,513 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Cameron County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • Kaplan College-Brownsville
    Pivate, for profit
    1900 North Expressway, Suite O
    Brownsville TX  78521
    (956)547-8200

    345 students
  • 1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen TX  78550
    (956)364-4000

    5,225 students
  • One West University Boulevard
    Brownsville TX  78520
    (956)882-8201

    11,943 students
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