Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, TX 77566
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Brazosport College (BC) is located in Lake Jackson, Texas. This public community college was established in 1968. There are many certificate programs and associate’s degree programs at this school and there are also several transfer options. It should also be noted that BC offers four-year degrees itself. Students will be able to earn bachelor’s degrees through the school’s bachelors of applied technology program. There are many fields of study at BC and students can receive a very thorough education at this institution.

The BC nursing program allows students to earn either associate’s degrees in nursing or nursing certificates. The school has both a licensed vocational nursing program and an associate’s degree in nursing program. The BC nursing program prepares all nursing students for the challenges of working in a variety of different medical settings. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN licensure exam, depending on which nursing program they were a part of. This nursing program is approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students4,245
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 16
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96%
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$65/credit
In State Students$99/credit
Out of State Students$153/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,925 $4,455 $6,885
ADN 70 $4,550 $6,930 $10,710
BSN 125 $8,125 $12,375 $19,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 54% of Brazosport College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 26% $4,180
Other Federal Grant 7% $1,479
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $1,908
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 31% $2,010
Federal Student Loans 3% $2,932
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,390
$30,001 to $48,000$4,986
$48,001 to $75,000$5,460
$75,001 to $110,000$6,030
Over $110,000$10,154

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
Brazosport College
500 College Dr
Lake Jackson, TX 77566

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