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Where is Blinn College?

April 1st, 2015 by Pamela Murski

where is blinn college?

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If you’ve been wondering Where is Blinn College? then you’re in luck because we’ve got answers. Blinn College is a community college with campuses throughout Texas devoted to giving college students Associate’s degrees so they can move on to four-year colleges, which most of its students do. Blinn is known for having the highest academic transfer rate in Texas, with more than half of their transfers heading straight for Texas A&M.

Where is Blinn College?

With one of its most significant campuses located right downtown in Brenham, Texas, Blinn College offers students not only the convenience of being within walking distance of all the shops and entertainment, they also have the town’s charming community to be a part of. Many of them work at local businesses and frequent restaurants, bringing a different demographic to this town and making it an even more interesting place to visit. If you have friends or kids attending Blinn College, the Murski Homestead, located very close by, is the perfect place to stay while coming to explore the student life here in Brenham.

Academics at Blinn

Now that we’ve answered the question, where is Blinn College? it’s important to ask what it is. Offering Associate’s degrees in both the arts, sciences and applied sciences, students hoping to go on to a four-year school leave Blinn College having taken the majority of their prerequisites and are prepared to continue their education as sophomores. For students on a longer path, attending Blinn College can save them a lot in tuition costs at a four-year school, making it a great opportunity for those aiming to graduate debt free. There are also a number of technical and colloquial degrees that can be both for students who want to continue on for a Bachelor’s degree, or simply get a trade certificate and begin working full time. These programs are great for both the local and state economies, expanding the workforce more quickly, and often more practically.

Student Activities at Blinn College

Blinn College is nationally recognized among community colleges for its exceptional extracurricular activities that both keep students engaged outside the classroom, as well as involved in the greater community. Blinn’s presence in Brenham gives locals and visitors alike the opportunity to attend sporting matches, as well as musical and theatrical performances. Blinn has winning teams in baseball, basketball, football, softball, volleyball, cheerleading and dance. They also have a great theater department, band, orchestra, and choir. Located in a largely agricultural community, Blinn also has a livestock judging club, which teaches students how to assess animals’ characteristics in comparison to others in their class to determine the ideal.

 

Now that you know the answers to both what and where is Blinn College, you can come take a look at this great school and the surrounding country towns to see if it’s the right fit for either yourself or a prospective student you might know. A stay at the Murski Homestead will give you a great idea of what Brenham is all about.

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