Coastal Bend College

Coastal Bend College

Coastal Bend College, commonly referred to as CBC, is a public community college located in Beeville, Texas, United States. It was established in 1965 as Bee County College or BCC. After a few name and status changes, it was officially renamed Coastal Bend College on September 1, 1998. CBC also operates several branch campuses in Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

CBC campus is home to several men's and women's sports teams. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Cougars. The Cougars participate in sports such as softball, volleyball, and basketball. The campus is home to several recognized student clubs and organizations.

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Coastal Bend College
3800 Charco Rd
Beeville , TX 78102
General Phone: (361) 358-2838

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Coastal Bend College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts122English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, political science, sociology, history ...
Mechanics and Repair59electrical installation and repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work44housing, child development, child care provider, social work
Engineering Technician41water quality and recycling tech, construction engineering tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering31computer and info science, computer programming, data processing tech, computer science, computer services management
Beauty and Cosmetology30cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor
Medical Support and Technology22dental hygienist, radiation therapist
Construction Trades20carpentry, power transmission, electrician, construction trades
Production Trades18welding
Office and Administration10office data entry, general office occupations
Business and Management10business management, accounting technology, business and related services
Landscaping and Horticulture10applied horticulture
Security and Law Enforcement9corrections, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Medical Administration4health care facilities management, medical records tech, medical secretary
Education and Teaching2secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, art education, music teaching, physical education teaching
Science1biology, physical sciences, chemistry, geology
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary
Music0music performance
Therapy and Counseling0psychology, physical therapy
Media0communication studies
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture
Fine Arts0fine arts, art history and criticism

Number of programs and degrees for Coastal Bend College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21058
Award of less than 1 academic year4527
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years23525

Coastal Bend College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Coastal Bend College had a total enrollment of 3,196 students (2,146 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 28%
Black 5%
Hispanic 65%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 21%
18-19 22%
20-21 14%
22-24 9%
25-29 10%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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


Coastal Bend College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 35 %
Part-Time 33 %

Coastal Bend College Room and Board (2007)

Coastal Bend College offers campus housing for 178 of its 2,146 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Beeville, 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.

Coastal Bend College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,990
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,440
Room and board $ 4,166
Room charge $ 1,560
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 1,765

Financial Aid:
Coastal Bend College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 354600)

Coastal Bend College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year19$48,95017$50,998
All faculty totalcalendar year19$48,95017$50,998

*: 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
Professoracademic year25$43,54633$42,466
All faculty totalacademic year25$43,54633$42,466

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

Coastal Bend College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Development
Housing and Human Environments, General
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music Performance, General

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

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Coastal Bend College Apart:

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