• How to Apply

    The following Admissions Checklist provides you with an easy-to-follow guide for all items that are required to complete your CBC Application.  
    1. Complete an application.  
    All applicants must use the online ApplyTexas "Two Year/Community College" application form.  The application is quick and easy! 
    1. Go to ApplyTexas and click on the "Create your account now" link.  
    2. Complete your profile on the "My Profile" page, create a password, and click "Save Profile".  
    3. Once your profile is saved, click on the "My Applications" tab and select "Create a new application now".  
    4. Select "Create a new 2 year college admissions application".  
    5. From the drop down list provided, select "Coastal Bend College".  
    6. Continue to fill out all required information as prompted.  
    Once your application has been transmitted to CBC, it will be processed and you will be sent an email containing your CBC ID.  
    2. Get Money for College by Applying for Financial Aid  
    All students are encouraged to apply for Financial Aid to help pay for college.  Need help? Contact the CBC Office of Financial Aid at 361-354-2238.  
    3. Submit all transcripts.  
    Submit all official records (if applicable), including GED certificates, high school and college transcript(s), and/or home-school records.  
    4. Complete testing requirements.  
    TSI Assessment Scores or proof of TSI exemption should be sent to testing@coastalbend.edu. For an official copy of your TSI score report to be sent to CBC - go to ACCUPLACER Student Portal. Click on Your ACCUPLACER Score Report (You will need to know the following information you used when you took the TSI: student ID number, your name, date of birth, and name of institution where you tested.  This information must match exactly to the way you entered it while testing - otherwise, you will not be able to use this option.) To view your TSIA Score Report - after you receive the e-mail with your score report - click on "Share Score Report" to select up to 3 institutions to directly e-mail your Individual Score Report (ISR) to CBC - this will be considered "official". The scores will then be entered into CBC's system so that you can register.  
    5. Submit Bacterial Meningitis record/form (student under 22 years old, only).