University description (as per official university website)
Coastal Bend College, also known as CBC, is a community college located in Beeville, Texas, United Sates. It was established in September 1967, with only 790 students enrolled. CBC was formerly known as Bee County College. It operates branch campuses in Kingsville, Alice, and Pleasanton, Texas. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. CBC also offers a variety of workforce education and continuing education classes.
Coastal Bend College - Beeville is located at 3800 Charco Road, the facility serves the educational needs of more than 1,300 students. State-of-the-art training is offered in occupational programs such as accounting, air conditioning and refrigeration, child development, computer information technology, cosmetology, dental hygiene, drafting and design technology, electronic servicing, emergency medical service, general office management, health information technology, law enforcement, office automation technology, vocational nursing, and welding. The campus also offers hundreds of academic courses which are transferable to most four-year institutions.
Bee County was organized in 1858, and Beeville, the county seat, was developed in 1860. The City of Beeville was incorporated in 1908. Major segments of the economy are farming, ranching, oil, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Beeville is in the center of Bee County. The terrain is level to a gently rolling slope. The temperature is warm, and is influenced by the nearby Gulf of Mexico. There are prevailing southerly winds of 8 to 10 miles per hour. Annual rainfall is about 30 inches.
Coastal Bend College is a comprehensive, public community college serving a diverse South Texas area. It is a student-centered institution committed to the highest integrity and to the development of an educational culture that supports creativity, encourages professional development, and promotes excellence in all areas.
Coastal Bend College is a leader in providing quality education for life-long learning by dedicating its resources to promoting a learning-centered environment that empowers its students to attain their highest potential and become responsible members of the global community.