College of the Mainland: Ranking & Review

Texas City
United States
Top 9%

College of the Mainland Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,3281,7832,545

1,346 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

346 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

College of the Mainland has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

College of the Mainland Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

College of the Mainland does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,550$3,450
Fees for full-time undergraduates$423$423
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$85$115

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities168168
Health Professions and Related Programs167167
Science Technologies & Technicians137137
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service6868
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4141
Personal and Culinary Services3636
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1414
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
Precision Production88
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences77
Visual and Performing Arts66
Mathematics and Statistics11
Grand Total708708

A total of 708 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at College of the Mainland.

Graduation rate21%24%19%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

General info

Alternative namesCOM
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff421
Instructional FTE160
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address1200 Amburn Road
Texas City, Texas, 77591-2499
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population115,000