Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville in Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

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Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville offers 24-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 39:1. 1 high safety campus. 31.2% are women, and 68.8% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is 22401$, that is above national average. 40% of full-time Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $19,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$22,260
$30,001 - $48,000$22,746
$48,001 - $75,000$24,667
$75,001 - $110,000$25,737

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General (the 2d largest program, lasting 12 months) is $18,450 per year and $221,400 in total. Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping is the third largest program at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville, and it takes a full-time student 8 months to complete. This one will cost $10,633 per year and $127,600 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 8 months length Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder will cost you $10,967 per year, $131,600 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


785 of Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 93 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville number 148 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

Students at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville graduation rate is below the national average.

40% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is 39:1, that means that for every 39 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville

The campus located by 935 N. Expressway address in Brownsville, Texas.


Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville with 0.4% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville offers 24 programs in total: 15 are for less than 1-year certificate programs and 9 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 471 universities in Texas state. Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is one of the few institutions in Texas that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Texas state average data to help you compare.


Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 548 students with 492894 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 935 N. Expressway


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +5124377500

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