80 Fort Brown Brownsville, TX 78520 956-882-8295
http://www.utb.edu admissions@utb.edu
About University of Texas-Brownsville
  • Year of Foundation 1926
  • Size of Campus 382 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 12,467
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 4%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,025 in-state, 12,543 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 10,145
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, serves more than 15,000 students in the Brownsville metropolitan area and broader South Texas region. We have been a member of The University of Texas System since 1991 and offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. At UTB and TSC, we are committed to expanding knowledge through enhancing student success in all that we do through excellence and innovation in academics and research while providing accessible and affordable education. The university’s proximity to Mexico generates a multicultural educational environment that highlights unity, heritage and tradition. UTB and TSC are also proud members of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, an organization that recognizes excellence in Hispanic higher education in the U.S. and around the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Catholic Ministries, Alpha Chi, Hearts on Fire
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus La Posada, Mr. Amigo
  • Number of students in fraternities N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Iota, Kappa Chi, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Delta, Society Physics Students
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Brownsville, TX
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Brownsville, Texas, Harlingen, Texas
  • Distance to nearest train San Antonio, Texas
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City