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Learn about Blinn College in Brenham, Texas

August 8th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Blinn College in BrenhamIn east-central Texas, there is a charming city full of interesting things to do and see. With a population of 15,716, this city never feels over crowded but always just the right size. Full of intriguing history, the city is also home of the “Birthplace of Texas,” the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence. That’s not all the city is known for. Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, is a big part of the area. When you come to stay with us at Murski Homestead, you will have the opportunity to explore the city and college. Don’t know anything about Blinn College in Brenham, Texas? Read on to learn a little information on the excellent college!

A two-year academic institution, Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, has campuses in Brenham, Bryan, Schulenburg, and Sealy. Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, features on-campus dorms and apartments. Founded as Mission Institute in 1883, the college became coeducational in 1888. In 1889, the Mission institute’s name was changed to Blinn Memorial College in Honor of Reverend Christian Blinn, who had donated a large sum of money to make the school possible.

Blinn was the first country-owned junior college district in Texas and continues to operate as one of the largest of 50 public community college districts in Texas. In 1970, Blinn added the Bryan campus to the college and by the mid-1990’s, a third campus was added in College Station. Located in the former Bryan post office, the third Brazos County site continues to house the dental hygiene, radiologic technology, and workforce education programs. Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, offers academic transfer courses for numerous majors.If you are looking for a excellent college, make sure to check out Blinn College in Brenham, Texas!

The college boasts the highest transfer rate in the State of Texas sending students to institutions such as Texas A&M University. Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, is a great place for students to start their education, as it will prepare them for what is in store for them next!

One fantastic thing about Blinn College is that it offers co-enrollment and automatic transfer programs with Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University. For all you athletes out there, Blinn College offers a variety of athletic programs including football, basketball, baseball, softball, and volleyball on the home campus in Brenham. In the years 1995, 1996, 2006, and 2009, the football program won NJCAA championship. Also, the college’s cheerleading and dance team won the UCS and UDA National Championships in 2014.

 

Now that you know a little about Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, come stay at Murski Homestead and tour the college for yourself. This charming bed and breakfast offers the perfect way to experience the Texas countryside and see Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. Choose from our 4 rooms that are decorated in true southern style! In addition, Murski Homestead will provide a delicious homemade breakfast before you depart for a full day exploring the area and Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. Be sure to book your room at Murski Homestead toady! We can’t wait to see you soon!

 

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