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College of the Mainland

Texas City, TX 2-Year Public
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About College of the Mainland

College of the Mainland Overview

College of the Mainland is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Texas City, Texas. College of the Mainland was founded in 1967 and now enrolls around 4,335 students a year, including 4,335 undergrads.

There are many ways for students to get involved at College of the Mainland!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of College of the Mainland's theater groups.

College of the Mainland does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? College of the Mainland has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at College of the Mainland on the Student Life page.

2022 College of the Mainland Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
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In-State Tuition $2,550
Out-of-State $3,450
Percent of Need Met 52%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,180

Is College of the Mainland a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what College of the Mainland offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Mainland

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for College of the Mainland Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with College of the Mainland directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

College of the Mainland's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about College of the Mainland's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, College of the Mainland spends about $5,878 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at College of the Mainland

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

College of the Mainland meets 52% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend College of the Mainland full-time are awarded $5,180 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at College of the Mainland.

Based on this information, how does College of the Mainland sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is College of the Mainland a good school for you?

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Where is College of the Mainland?

College of the Mainland is located in the suburban setting of Texas City, Texas, less than an hour from Houston.

If you would like to see College of the Mainland for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 45 to Texas City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, George Bush Intercontinental.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what College of the Mainland and Texas City are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1200 Amburn Road Texas City, TX 77591-2499

Campus Setting: Suburban

College of the Mainland Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of the Mainland is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of the Mainland is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at College of the Mainland is like? There are approximately 4,335 students enrolled at College of the Mainland. 27% percent of students attend school full-time.


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