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Coastal Bend College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 6,118
  • In-District:*
  • 17.4%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 58.7%
  • Full-time:**
  • 40.2%
  • Female:
  • 54.5%
  • Male:
  • 45.5%
  • Anglo:
  • 28.8%
  • Hispanic:
  • 64.1%
  • African American:
  • 4.9%
  • Asian:
  • 0.6%
  • Native American:
  • 0.3%
  • International:
  • 0.3%
  • Other:
  • 0.9%

* 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. Thomas B. Baynum, President
3800 Charco Road
Beeville, Texas 78102-2197
(361) 354-2001

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $57.50

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $116.50

Program Description

Coastal Bend College offers both university transfer and work force programs.

University Transfer: The college provides freshman and sophomore courses in arts and science that lead to associate degrees and university transfer; see http://www.coastalbend.edu/index.html for a complete list of course offerings.

Career Programs: Coastal Bend provides a number of programs targeted to occupations, including:

  • an accounting AAS degree and certificate, preparing students as junior accountants;
  • an automotive technology certificate, preparing students as automotive technicians;
  • an aviation technology preparing students for careers in aircraft maintenance;
  • an early developmental education AAS degree and certificates, preparing students for employment in Head Start and as teacher assistants;
  • a computer information technology, preparing students for entry-level positions in a diversified computer industry;
  • a cosmetology certificate that provides hands-on training for state licensing as a cosmetologist or cosmetology instructor;
  • a dental hygiene accredited by the Council on Dental Education and the American Dental Association;
  • a drafting and design, providing instruction in computer-aided drafting;
  • a general office management, providing skills for office workers;
  • a law enforcement, preparing students for careers in public safety and Computer Information Systems (CIS);
  • a machinist, providing the skills needed for entry-level machinist jobs;
  • a medical coding, delivering training in records coding;
  • oil and gas, providing entry into the exploration and extraction industries;
  • a radiologic technology, preparing students for certification in radiology;
  • a two year AAS degree preparing students for licensing as a registered nurse;
  • a vocational nursing one-year certificate; and
  • a welding technology, affording practical welding experience before employment.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 499
  • Associates:
  • 226
  • Certificates:
  • 273

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 Only3239.0%23687.4%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)2631.7%72.6%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)1720.7%51.9%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)67.3%72.6%
Not Found11.2%155.6%
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