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Study at College of The Mainland

College of the Mainland, also referred to as COM, is located in Texas City, Texas. Established in 1966, during the formation of the College of Mainland Junior District, the classes started in 1967. The college offers its students degree and certificate programs in various study areas including nursing, business and science. The college also offers courses in public service career fields, like pharmacy technician, law enforcement, emergency medical services and fire protection. Fall volleyball league is played by both the male and the female students of the college. There are many clubs and organizations that students can participate in which include Phi Theta Kappa, the Student Government Association, the Education Club, the International Student Organization and Students for Christ.

Profile of College of The MainlandCollege of The Mainland is in a small suburb, in Texas City, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at College of The Mainland earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include music and science and laboratory technician.

College of The Mainland Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as College of The Mainland offers open admission.

One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at College of The Mainland are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 3, 521 students (1, 886 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:

"College of the Mainland, a comprehensive community college, is an accessible, affordable learner-centered institution dedicated to student success serving the mainland area of Galveston County and beyond. "College of The Mainland Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts110general studies, interdisciplinary studies, cartography
Science and Laboratory Technician72chemical tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine43registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Beauty and Cosmetology27cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Security and Law Enforcement20fire protection tech, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Family and Social Work19child development, child care management, social service professions
Business and Management11business, accounting technology, business management
Computer Science and Engineering9web design, computer programming, computer networking, webmastering, computer and info science
Science8natural sciences
Medical Support and Technology7pharmacy tech, medical coding
Education and Teaching5elementary school teaching
Production Trades4welding
office and Administration3administrative assistant
Engineering Technician2drafting, electronics tech
Fine Arts1fine arts
Mechanics and Repair1HVAC
Medical administration0medical records tech, medical transcription
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Contact: College of The MainlandCollege of The Mainland

1200 Amburn Road

Texas City, TX 77591-2499

General Phone: (409) 938-1211


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