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Coastal Bend College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Coastal Bend College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors CBC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Coastal Bend College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

CBC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

See all of the rankings for Coastal Bend College.

Is It Hard to Get Into CBC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Coastal Bend 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.

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 of 40% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Coastal Bend College. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

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 4,463 undergraduates at CBC with 1,561 being full-time and 2,902 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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. Unfortunately, this is 30% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field 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 located in Beeville, Texas. Beeville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

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.


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