Blinn's academic transfer rate once again ranks No. 1 among Texas community colleges

Blinn’s unique co-enrollment and transfer partnerships allow students to pursue bachelor’s degrees with Texas A&M and other universities

January 10, 2022

New data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board shows that the Blinn College District continues to transfer students to four-year universities at a higher rate than any other community college in the State of Texas.

Blinn’s academic transfer rate of 48.2% ranks No. 1 among the state’s 50 community college districts and almost doubles the statewide 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, Chancellor of the Blinn College District. “Together, they make Blinn College a place where students have the support and guidance they need to take the next steps in their academic careers.”

Blinn has established itself as an academic transfer leader by building strong relationships with the state’s top four-year universities. As the community college partner in the RELLIS Academic Alliance, Blinn offers seamless pathways and dual-enrollment opportunities for students to earn their bachelor’s degrees from The Texas A&M University System regional universities also located at the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas.

Additionally, Blinn’s partnership with Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M-Blinn TEAM Program, allows qualified students to co-enroll at both institutions before earning full matriculation to Texas A&M. Blinn also partners with Texas A&M University’s:

In addition to its partnerships with Texas A&M, Blinn has articulation agreements in place with other universities across the state, including its Baylor Bound partnership with Baylor University, the Distinguished College Partnership with Tarleton State University, and the Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers with the University of Texas at San Antonio.

“Blinn is proud to provide its students affordable, convenient pathways to universities across the State of Texas and we look forward to announcing additional dual admission and dual enrollment partnerships in the year ahead,” said Dr. Marcelo Bussiki, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

For more information regarding Blinn’s transfer agreements, please visit www.blinn.edu/transfer-information.

According to data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s CollegeForAllTexans.com, out-of-district Blinn students 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 endowed scholarships available to incoming and returning 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.

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