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Brazosport College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 6,454
  • In-District:*
  • 51.3%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 35.2%
  • Full-time:**
  • 27.2%
  • Female:
  • 54.4%
  • Male:
  • 45.6%
  • Anglo:
  • 63.8%
  • Hispanic:
  • 23.9%
  • African American:
  • 9.1%
  • Asian:
  • 1.7%
  • Native American:
  • 0.4%
  • International:
  • 0.4%
  • Other:
  • 0.7%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Millicent Valek, President
500 College Drive
Lake Jackson, Texas 77566
(979) 230-3200

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $46.31

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $67.31

Program Description

University and University Transfer: Brazosport College offers a Bachelor of Applied Technology degree as well as Associate of Science, Associate of Arts and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees. The associate degree curriculum is designed to give students a broad academic foundation for transfer.

Career Programs: Brazosport College offers 20 different areas of study leasing to Associate of Applied Science degrees and certificates, allowing students to learn the job skills needed to start a career immediately after graduation. Many of these career programs also offer transfer options.

For a complete list of Brazosport College’s degree and certificate offerings, see http://www.brazosport.edu/sites/FutureStudents/Programs/default.aspx.

Customized Training: Brazosport College also offers a wide range of entrepreneurial programs through its Center for Business/Industry Training (CBIT) (see http://www.brazosport.edu/sites/cbit/Pages/Default.aspx). CBIT works with companies to customize training programs for their employees and continues to receive tremendous industrial and community support for these programs.

Brazosport College work force training also includes:

  • chemical process technology – the American Chemical Society and the National Science Foundation have recognized the college’s degree programs for their innovative curricula and their success in training process technicians.
  • bachelor of applied technology in industrial management – this degree has increased the area’s access to higher education while providing opportunities for career advancement in the field of industrial supervision and management.
  • nursing associate degree – Brazosport College will admit its first nursing associate degree class this fall, allowing local students to complete the program on campus with clinical experience at three area hospitals.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 345
  • Associates:
  • 181
  • Certificates:
  • 156

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only4240.4%21993.6%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)4038.5%52.1%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)1110.6%41.7%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)54.8%20.9%
Not Found65.8%41.7%
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