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Blinn opens registration for Winter Minimester, Spring semester

Blinn’s academic transfer rate, affordability make it a destination for students across the state

October 23, 2017

Blinn College has opened registration for the upcoming Winter Minimester and the Spring 2018 semester.

Students seeking credit hours during the holidays can register for Blinn’s Winter Minimester, which runs Dec. 15-22 and Jan. 3-10. Registration remains open through Dec. 14.

Registration for Blinn’s Spring semester is available through Jan. 15. College officials encourage early registration for convenient scheduling and placement in high-demand courses.

Students who travel during the holidays can enjoy Blinn’s convenient online course selection during the minimester. Online offerings include Introduction to Ag Economics, Cultural Anthropology, Art Appreciation, Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Introduction to Theater, Composition I, Physical Geography, World Geography, American Government, Texas Government, Medical Terminology I, U.S. History I and II, Texas History, Introduction to Physical Fitness/Wellness, College Algebra, Plane Trigonometry, Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I (Finite Mathematics), Calculus for Business and Social Sciences, Contemporary Mathematics I (Math for Liberal Arts Majors I), Music Appreciation, Introduction to Ethics, General Psychology, Lifespan Growth and Development, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Speech Communication, and Public Speaking. Public Speaking also can be taken on the Bryan Campus.

Blinn has articulation agreements with 39 four-year institutions, and its academic transfer rate regularly ranks among the highest in the state and the nation. According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Blinn’s academic transfer rate of 34.2 percent ranks second in the state and far exceeds the statewide average of 21.1 percent.

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s CollegeForAllTexans.com, Blinn students who take 30 credit hours during the 2017-18 academic year will save $3,717, or 42 percent, compared to state residents at the average Texas public university.

In addition to Blinn’s low tuition and fees, the Blinn Foundation offers more than 200 endowed scholarships available to incoming and returning students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and experiences. Blinn students and prospective students also can register for external scholarships and participate in grant programs.

For enrollment or financial aid information, visit www.blinn.edu.