Texas Southmost College

Texas Southmost College

Texas Southmost College merged with the University of Texas-Pan American at Brownsville in 1991 to form the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (UTS/TSC). It has a sprawling 524 acre campus in Brownsville, Texas and is now a public four year university. The Texas Southmost College was established in 1926 as The Junior College of the Lower Rio Grande Valley. UTB/TSC offers certificates, associate's degrees, and bachelor's degrees. The schools and colleges under UTB/TCS are as follows:

  • College of Applied Technology and General Studies
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science, Mathematics, and Technology
  • School of Business
  • School of Health Sciences

At UTC/TSC, men and women can participate in soccer and golf. Baseball is usually played by the men while women play volleyball. Along with other financial aid services, the institution has its own competitive scholarship program known as the UTB/TSC University Scorpion Scholars (USS) Program.

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Texas Southmost College
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville , TX 78520
General Phone: (956) 882-8200

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Texas Southmost College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts454Spanish language, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine151EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work131child care provider, social work
Business and Management100business, accounting, accounting technology, international marketing
Mechanics and Repair74HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medical Support and Technology43respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech
Construction Trades40construction manager
Engineering Technician40industrial tech, drafting
Security and Law Enforcement36criminal justice and safety
Office and Administration30general office occupations
Medical Administration19medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science
Law8legal secretary, legal assistant
Art Studies1art studies
Production Trades0machine shop assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Texas Southmost College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years27515
Associate's degree86624

Texas Southmost College Student Body

Texas Southmost College Room and Board (2007)

Texas Southmost College offers campus housing for 234 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Brownsville, 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.

Texas Southmost College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,664
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,970
Room and board $ 5,504
Room charge $ 2,520
Books and supplies $ 615
Other expenses $ 4,100

Financial Aid:
Texas Southmost College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 364300)

Texas Southmost College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Spanish Language and Literature

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Music, 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
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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