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Enrollment Total: 12,202

White, non-Hispanic: 4,689
Hispanic: 5,636
African American: 715
Asian: 350
American Indian/Alaskan Native: 30
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 3
Multiracial: 126
International: 467
Not Reported: 186

Freshman: 3,421
Sophomore: 1,917
Junior: 2,087
Senior: 2,535
Post-Baccalaureate: 252
Masters: 1,770
Doctoral: 220

of Veterans enrolled: 3.3%
of Veteran dependents enrolled: 6.3%

Coastal Bend: 39.5
In-State: 93.0
Out-of-State: 3.0
International: 3.8

Average Composite Score: 955.4
Average Math: 482.2
Average Critical Reading: 479.5
Average Writing: 454.2

Average Composite Score: 20.2

Acceptance Rate/Yield Rate: 39%

  • Persistence Rate (Fall 2015 to Fall 2016)  : 78.8%
    • Same Institution: 60.8%
    • Other Institution: 18.0%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate (Fall 2010 Cohort) : 20.2%
    • Same Institution : 17.1%
    • Other Institution : 3.1%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate (Fall 2010 Cohort) : 46.0%
    • Same Institution : 36.8%
    • Other Institution : 9.2%
  • 6-Year Yield (Graduated or Still Enrolled) : 60.6%
    • Same Institution : 42.3%
    • Other Institution : 18.3%

Pell Grants: 33.7%
On Some Sort of Financial Aid Including Pell Grants:  95

  • Instructional : 622
    • Full-Time: 430
    • Part-Time: 192
  • Tenured/Tenure Track (FTE) : 288
  • By Rank- 622
    • Professor: 81
    • Associate Professor: 100
    • Assistant Professor: 105
    • Professional and Clinal Professors: 97
    • Instructors and Adjuncts: 239

Expenditures: $23,517,400

Total Revenue Budget: $207,771,836

Administrative Cost Ratio (FY 2016) : 8.1

Student Faculty Ratio (FTE's) : 23:1

Overall: 184
Classrooms: 92
Labs: 92