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Texas Southmost College

Brownsville, TX 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate35%
Acceptance Rate35%

About Texas Southmost College

Texas Southmost College Overview

Texas Southmost College is a public school in the city of Brownsville, Texas. Texas Southmost College was founded in 1926 and the school currently enrolls around 8,777 students a year, which includes 8,777 undergraduates. Texas Southmost College offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Texas Southmost College for Fall 2023 is August 1.

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

2022 Texas Southmost College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 35%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,800
Out-of-State $3,000

Is Texas Southmost College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Texas Southmost College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Texas Southmost College

It is not competitive to get into Texas Southmost College. The university admitted 35% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 3,074 students applied to Texas Southmost College and 1,066 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Texas Southmost College

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Texas Southmost College, around 56% are still enrolled their sophomore year. 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 Outlook Texas Southmost College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Texas Southmost College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Texas Southmost College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Texas Southmost College'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.

As of 2021, the total market value of Texas Southmost College's endowment was $200000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Texas Southmost College spends about $16,345 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Texas Southmost College

Tuition 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.

For information on Texas Southmost College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

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

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out 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 Texas Southmost College.

Based on this information, does Texas Southmost College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Texas Southmost College a good school for you?

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Where is Texas Southmost College Located?

Texas Southmost College is located in the city of Brownsville, Texas.

If you would like to see Texas Southmost College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 77 to Brownsville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Brownsville International Airport.

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

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College Info

80 Fort Brown Brownsville, TX 78520-4991

Campus Setting: Urban

Texas Southmost College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Texas Southmost College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Texas Southmost College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Texas Southmost College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Texas Southmost College is like? There are approximately 8,777 students enrolled at Texas Southmost College. 25% percent of students attend school full-time.


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