September 26, 2020

Coastal Bend College

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CBC Record Number of Certificates and Degrees Awarded

Coastal Bend College (CBC) had a record number of certificates and degrees awarded to students with 882 students receiving 1,429 certificates and degrees. The flexibility of CBC has enabled students to pursue certificates and degrees in a learning environment that works best for them.

Some key distinctions and numbers from the graduating class of 2018 are:

  • 29% of graduates obtaining an Associate’s degree graduated with honors
  • 43% of the class of 2018 were high school students who haven’t graduated high school.
  • 24% of students completed the core curriculum and can transfer to a Texas public university.
  • 33% completed a certificate or Associate’s degree in an Allied Health field.
  • 75 % of graduates earned a certificate or Associate’s degree in a workforce-related field.

The Commencement ceremonies were held Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. at CBC Beeville’s Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym), which is located at 3800 Charco Road. Photos from the ceremonies will be posted on CBC’s official Facebook page. Congratulations to all the students who received certificates or degrees.