New data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board shows that Blinn College District continues to transfer students to four-year colleges at a faster rate than any other community college in the state of Texas.
Blinn’s 48.2% academic transfer rate ranks #1 among the state’s 50 community college districts and nearly doubles the state average of 25.4%.
“Blinn’s academic transfer rate is a credit to the hard work of our outstanding board of trustees, faculty, and staff,” said Dr. Mary Hensley, District Chancellor of Blinn College. “Together, they make Blinn College a place where students have the support and guidance they need to take the next steps in their college careers.”
Blinn has established himself as a leader in academic transfer by building strong relationships with the state’s top four-year universities. As a community college partner of the RELLIS Academic Alliance, Blinn offers seamless pathways and dual-enrollment opportunities for students to earn their bachelor’s degree at regional universities in the Texas A&M University System, also located at the RELLIS campus in Bryan, TX. .
Additionally, Blinn’s partnership with Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M-Blinn TEAM program, allows qualified students to jointly enroll at both institutions before earning full enrollment at Texas A&M. Blinn is also a partner of Texas A&M University:
In addition to its partnerships with Texas A&M, Blinn has articulation agreements with other universities in the state, including its Baylor Bound partnership with Baylor University, the Distinguished College partnership with the State University of Tarleton and the Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers with the University. from Texas to San Antonio.
“Blinn is proud to provide its students with affordable and convenient pathways to universities across the state of Texas and we look forward to announcing more dual-admission, dual-enrollment partnerships in the coming year.” said Dr. Marcelo Bussiki, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
For more information on Blinn’s transfer agreements, please visit www.blinn.edu/transfer-information.
According to data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s CollegeForAllTexans.com, students outside the Blinn District save 43% in tuition and fees compared to the average state university. In addition to Blinn’s low tuition and fees, the Blinn Foundation offers approximately 300 scholarships available to incoming and outgoing students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and experiences. Current and prospective students can complete a single application to apply for all Blinn scholarships at www.blinn.edu/scholarships.
Registration is open now for the spring semester. For more information, visit www.blinn.edu.
(Story courtesy of Richard Bray, Blinn Information)