Blinn College

Blinn College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Blinn College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Blinn College Ranked?

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2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Blinn College was awarded 133 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice and corrections.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Blinn College is ranked #1,022 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Blinn College also holds the #48 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Blinn College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Blinn College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Blinn College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Blinn College, the student to faculty ratio is 36 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Blinn College is 55%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  55 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Blinn College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Blinn College this rate is 53%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  53 out of 100
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Blinn College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 18,220 undergraduates at Blinn College with 8,733 being full-time and 9,487 being part-time.

How Much Does Blinn College Cost?

The overall average net price of Blinn College is $14,917. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Blinn College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,239 $14,125 $15,663 $17,329 $17,617

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Blinn College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Blinn College, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $3,006 a year. That adds up to $12,024 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Blinn College is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Blinn College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Blinn College make about $43,728 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Blinn College make the most money.

Location of Blinn College

Blinn College is a public institution situated in Brenham, Texas. The surrounding location of Brenham is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Blinn College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 902 College Ave, Brenham, TX 77833-4098
Phone: 979-830-4000
Website: www.blinn.edu/

Blinn College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Blinn College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Blinn College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 12,839 students took at least one online class at Blinn College. This is an increase from the 5,479 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 12,839 4,007
2018-2019 5,479 2,136
2017-2018 5,224 1,987
2016-2017 4,692 1,663
2015-2016 4,577 1,692

Learn more about online learning at Blinn College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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