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Coastal Bend College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Coastal Bend College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Coastal Bend College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

CBC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

See all of the rankings for Coastal Bend College.

Is It Hard to Get Into CBC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Coastal Bend College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Coastal Bend College admissions.

Coastal Bend College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Coastal Bend College, the student to faculty ratio is 27 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Coastal Bend College is 22%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  22 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Coastal Bend College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 40% rate at Coastal Bend College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  40 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Coastal Bend College.

Below Average Overall Diversity at CBC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,189 undergraduates at CBC with 1,120 being full-time and 1,069 being part-time.

CBC Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for CBC is 29.35 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  29.35 out of 100
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How Much Does Coastal Bend College Cost?

The overall average net price of CBC is $8,107. 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 CBC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,753 $7,572 $9,368 $10,702 $10,505

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 CBC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CBC, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $3,058 a year. That adds up to $12,232 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CBC is 12.5%. 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 CBC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CBC make around $27,900 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 30% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Coastal Bend College make the most money.

Location of Coastal Bend College

Coastal Bend College is a public institution situated in Beeville, Texas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Beeville draws many to the area.

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Location of Coastal Bend College

Contact details for CBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, TX 78102
Phone: 361-354-2200

Coastal Bend College Majors

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

Online Learning at CBC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 736 students took at least one online class at Coastal Bend College. This is a decrease from the 1,211 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 736 102
2016-2017 1,211 30
2015-2016 1,503 27
2014-2015 2,209 735
2013-2014 1,358 532

Learn more about online learning at Coastal Bend College.

Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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