Texas Southmost College: Narrative Description

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80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX 78520-4991
Tel: (956)544-8200; Admissions: (956)544-8992; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.utb.edu/

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Texas System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1926. Setting: 65-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 9,973. 32% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Placement: THEA required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $672 Full-time. State resident tuition: $1104 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $6768 full-time. Mandatory fees: $1281 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Arnulfo L. Oliveira Library with 147,216 books, 710,820 microform titles, 4,447 serials, 1,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 580 computers available on campus for general student use.

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