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Blinn College

Blinn College

Blinn College is a two year academic institution located in Brenham, Texas. It was founded in 1833 by the Southern German Conference of the Methodist denomination under the name of Mission Institution. The college has campuses in Brenham, Bryan, Schulenburg and Sealy. The main campus of the college is situated in Brenham.

The school is named after the Reverend Christian Blinn of New York, who donated a substantial sum of money to build the school. Blinn College was made coeducational in 1888. The college is one of the largest public community college districts in the State of Texas.

The alumni association of Blinn College welcomes anyone interested in the college to become part of it. The sports team of Blinn College is nicknamed the Buccaneers. It is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

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Contacting Blinn

Blinn College
902 College Ave
Brenham , TX 77833-4098
General Phone: (979) 830-4000
http://www.blinn.edu

Blinn Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management212business, business management, accounting, accounting technology
Liberal Arts199foreign language and literature, English, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine108EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Science107biology, chemistry, physics
Security and Law Enforcement60criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Medical Administration55health care administration, medical secretary
Mathematics45mathematics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy37health and physical education
Therapy and Counseling36psychology, physical therapist assistant, community health services
Office and Administration31administrative assistant, office data entry
Real Estate and Construction Management28real estate
Computer Science and Engineering26computer science, computer networking
Production Trades26welding
Medical Support and Technology25dental hygienist, medical coding, radiographer
Agricultural Science and Management25agriculture
Law19legal secretary
Education and Teaching16education
Family and Social Work11child development, child care provider
Drama and Performing Arts7drama
Fine Arts3art history and criticism
Music1music, music theory and composition
Media0communication studies

Number of programs and degrees for Blinn in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree83236
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21217
Award of less than 1 academic year336

Blinn Student Body

In 2007-2008, Blinn had a total enrollment of 14,589 students (10,966 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 8%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 40%
20-21 27%
22-24 13%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Texas99%

Blinn Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 44 %
Part-Time 39 %

Blinn Room and Board (2007)

Blinn offers campus housing for 1,016 of its 10,966 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Brenham, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Blinn Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,760
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,872
Room and board $ 4,630
Room charge $ 4,630
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,590
Books and supplies $ 1,042
Other expenses $ 1,913

Financial Aid:
Blinn participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 354900)

Blinn Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track151157

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year22$42,90425$49,103
All faculty totalcalendar year22$42,90425$49,103

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year128$50,072128$48,190
All faculty totalacademic year128$50,072128$48,190

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Blinn Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total11556171
Football69069
Baseball201939
Basketball26026
All Other Sports03737

Blinn Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Development

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Law
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Music
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General

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Blinn Highlights

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What Sets Blinn Apart:

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% students on athletic fin. aid
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% of degrees in medical administration
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of students
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% of degrees in mathematics
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Blinn % of degrees in mathematics
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Blinn % of degrees in drama and performing arts
% of degrees in fine arts
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Blinn % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Blinn % of degrees in business and management
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Blinn Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Blinn % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Blinn % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 14%Blinn Number of degree programs
% of degrees in science
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Blinn % of degrees in science
Male % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Blinn Male % of student body
% of degrees in agricultural science and management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Blinn % of degrees in agricultural science and management
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Blinn % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in real estate and construction management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Blinn % of degrees in real estate and construction management

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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