• TSI and College Readiness

    As a student success-driven institution, Coastal Bend College offers many programs to help all students become college ready as efficiently and timely as possible.  

    TSI Testing  

    All students must take the TSI Assessment in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Students may sign up for a testing day in the Cougar Center at any Coastal Bend College campus. For more information about testing or to sign up online, click here.   

    TSI Boot Camps  

    Coastal Bend College provides TSI Boot Camps to provide students with TSI Testing Prep in Reading, Writing, and Math. Click here for more information about our boot camps.  

    TSI Testing Exemptions  

    Prior coursework and/or test scores can exempt students from taking the TSI Assessment. For a list of Coastal Bend College’s testing exemptions click here. 

    TSI Placement and Coursework  

    Students will be provided with an immediate print out of results after taking the TSI Assessment. These scores are used to place the student into his/her college courses. All incoming freshman should visit with his/her assigned advisor when enrolling in classes. Students, check your school email or campus connect for your assigned advisor.  

    Click here for CBC’s placement chart.  

    Click here for a list of Core Curriculum Classes that can be taken while enrolled in CBC’s College Preparatory Program.  

    High School College Prep Classes  

    The State of Texas mandated via House Bill 5, Section 10 that each school district shall partner with at least one institution of higher education to develop and provide a college preparatory courses in English  

    Language Arts and Mathematics. Coastal Bend College provides our own curriculum and training for interested high school districts. Click here for frequently asked questions and answers. 

    For TSI Testing Prep and Assistance, please click here: www.coastalbend.edu/tsiresource/