• Welcome to Coastal Bend College!



    PLAN AHEAD: Before completing the application (Apply Texas), make sure you have all of your official transcripts and test scores. Depending on the volume of documents, processing can take up to 2 weeks.  

    STEP 1: Apply for Admissions    

    • * Complete your ApplyTexas application: 
        - Go ApplyTexas application 
      Create your account
       & create a new 2-year college admissions application. Select Coastal Bend College.

    • * Submit required documents to the CBC Admissions team at admissions@coastalbend.edu.  

    • * Official high school and college transcripts or Proof of GED     

    • * Submit Proof of Bacterial Meningitis through our online form (Age 22 and younger)   
      * If you are transferring credits to CBC, please complete the online transfer evaluation form  
      * For more information on the CBC admissions process, visit the Admissions webpage 
      Note: If you took the TSI exam at another institution or your high school, please complete the TSIA Cross-Institution Release Form   


    STEP 2: Complete and Submit the FAFSA   

    •            * Apply online at https://studentaid.gov  

    •           * Apply for the CBC scholarship
                * For additional assistance, please email finaid@coastalbend.edu. 



    PLAN AHEAD: Have you researched occupation information and trends, as well as created an interest profile? If not, now is the time. Check out this resource at https://texascareercheck.com/, which is provided by the Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Department of the Texas Workforce Commission.  


    STEP 3: Complete the Mandatory New Student Orientation (NSO) online module.  

                  * To access the online orientation, please visit log into the online module with your first name, last name and CBC ID. 

                  * Please make sure to complete the online readiness assessment in the Technology @ CBC section (click the "web link" icon).



    STEP 4: Register for Classes 

      • * Send an email to studentsuccess@coastalbend.edu to make an appointment with a CBC Success Coach, who can meet with you in person, virtually, or over the phone.   

      •  * Determine if you need to complete the TSI or if you are exempt. Visit http://www.coastalbend.edu/collegeplacement/  

      • * If you are a returning student with no holds, you can register through the Cougar Den by clicking on "self-service" >> student  planning.
        * If you are a new student, we recommend visiting with a CBC success coach or faculty advisor. To connect with a success coach, please email studentsuccess@coastalbend.edu. 


    PLAN AHEAD:  Check the Payment deadlines on the CBC Academic Calendar http://www.coastalbend.edu/schedulescalendars/. If you DO NOT pay for your classes, you will be dropped for non-payment.   


    STEP 5: Pay for your CBC Classes   

    • * Pay online by logging into your Cougar Den Account. You can pay by debit and credit card and even set up a payment plan.    

    • * Pay in-person at your nearest CBC location (Beeville, Alice, Kingsville, & Pleasanton)   

    • * If you are receiving financial aid, please check the checklist the Financial Aid checklist in Cougar Den to determine if you need to submit additional documents and to check your status.