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Blinn College Marks Ninth Straight Year Of Record Winter Minimester Enrollment

Blinn College has a ninth straight year of record numbers of students taking classes between the fall and spring semesters.

Blinn announced this week a nine percent increase in both the number of students and the number of hours students took during the winter minimester.

In the third year Blinn has offered all winter classes online, 2,160 students were enrolled in 104,448 contact hours.

Registration continues for Blinn spring semester classes through January 20th.

Additional information from Blinn College:

The Blinn College District will be busier than ever this winter.

A College-record 2,160 students have enrolled in this year’s Winter Minimester, which allows Blinn students to make faster progress toward their degree by earning college credit during the holiday season. All of Blinn’s Winter Minimester courses are taken online, allowing students to complete their coursework while enjoying the holidays.

Blinn’s student enrollment total represents a 9.2% increase over last winter’s census date enrollment. Together, these students will total 104,448 contact hours, the hours of scheduled instruction provided to students. Last year, Blinn had 95,472 Winter minimester contact hours, which are used by the state as part of the formula to determine state funding.

Blinn’s upcoming Spring semester begins on Tuesday, Jan. 21, and registration is available through Monday, Jan. 20.

For added convenience, Blinn will offer its full slate of student services from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. Blinn will offer academic advising, enrollment services, financial aid, business services, disability services, and housing services, and staff also will answer questions over the phone (Enrollment Services: 979-830-4800, Advising: 979-209-7250, Financial Aid: 979-830-4908, Business Services: 979-830-6498).

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Posted by on Jan 10 2020. Filed under Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News.
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