Let Us Help You Reach Your GoalsCollege of the Mainland

Two-year community college in Texas City serving the mainland portion of Galveston County

College of the Mainland

College of the Mainland (COM) is a learning-centered institution. COM philosophy is that everyone deserves an education and they strive to boost the intellectual and economic success of the diverse communities they serve by upholding six core value focusing on student success, accountability, integrity, innovation, collaboration and more. Here you will find a welcoming, supportive environment in which our top priority is your success.

We offer affordable, high-quality higher education with flexible access since we offer classes during the day, at night, on the weekend and on the Internet. Our career-related associate degree and certificate programs provide a pathway directly to high-skill, high-demand jobs in health care, public safety, business and industry.

COM graduates with technical degrees earn the highest starting salaries of any new university or college graduate in the state - $73,509!

Another part of our mission is to provide quick-response training needed by businesses and industry in our region in order to help provide a strong, vibrant economy. Short-term training is, therefore, available in many fields to provide emerging workforce skills or to upgrade skills required for successful careers in our district. For students whose academic skills in math, English or reading may be deficient or out of date because it has been years since they were in high school, College of the Mainland offers developmental education courses to help improve your skills to be able to succeed in college courses. A wide range of academic support is available.

College of the Mainland is the best place to begin your educational journey to a brighter future. We can help you earn that associate degree as a foundation to transfer to a university or provide the education and training needed for the emerging jobs of the 21st century.

Main Campus
1200 N Amburn Rd
Texas City, TX 77591
(409) 938-1211

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Program Types

  • H.S.
  • Cert.
  • Assoc.
  • Bach.

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By filling out just one application, you will be considered for all COM Foundation scholarships for which you qualify.

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