Texas A&M University & Blinn College
Our College Station, Texas hotel is a stone’s throw from Texas A&M and a mere five miles from Blinn College in Bryan, TX.
Manor Inn near Texas A&M University & Blinn College.Delight in clean, comfortable, and affordable lodging at the Manor Inn College Station. Everyone from business travelers to family vacationers is drawn to our well-appointed accommodations, gracious hospitality, and ample amenities. We also provide guests with a convenient location near many attractions and educational institutions, such as Texas A&M University and Blinn College. [Top]
Texas A&M University Overview.The Lone Star State’s first public institution of higher education got its start in 1876. Today, Texas A&M sits on an impressive 5,000-acre campus and boasts more than 48,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a first-rate faculty. Total enrollment is calculated to be divided evenly between men and women. One quarter of the freshman class is the first in their family to attend college. In addition to the College Station, TX location, this nationally-recognized university has two branch campuses. There is one in Galveston, Texas, and one in the country of Qatar. For more information, visit http://www.tamu.edu/.
Texas A&M University Academics.Texas A&M features 10 colleges, which range from Agriculture & Life Sciences, Education & Human Development, Liberal Arts, Architecture, and Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Students can choose from over 120 undergraduate degree programs and twice as many master's and Ph.D. programs. Many of these programs are ranked in the top 10 nationally. For more information, visit http://www.tamu.edu/home/academics/.
Texas A&M University Athletics.Academic achievement and athletic excellence are the hallmark of Texas A&M University. Nearly 650 students compete at the NCAA Division 1-A level in a variety of varsity sports, which range from baseball, football, and soccer to volleyball, golf, and track & field. Since 1996, Texas A&M has won 20 Big 12 titles in an assortment of both men's and women's competitions. Recreational sports are also big. There are 30 student sport clubs along with one of the country’s largest intramural programs. For more information, visit http://www.tamu.edu/home/amathletics/. [Top]
Blinn College Overview.Blinn College began in 1883 as the Mission Institution under the auspices of the Southern German Conference of the Methodist denomination. Six years later, the Reverend Christian Blinn of New York donated a major amount of money and the school was name in his honor. Initially, the school was founded to train young men to become ministers. However, in time, academic courses were added to the curriculum. In 1888, the men only rule was lifted and women were admitted. A junior college, Blinn has four campuses. The main campus is in Brenham, Texas and the other three are in Bryan, Sealy, and Schulenburg. For more information, visit http://www.blinn.edu/.
Blinn College Academics.Two degrees are available at Blinn College, an Associate in Arts Degree (AA) and an Associate in Science Degree (AS). With these degrees, students are able to enter four-year institutions as juniors. While students have the freedom to choose any area of study, there are several traditional fields that are suggested. For the AA degree, the fields of study include communications, criminal justice, English, and Speech/Theater Arts. Those pursuing an AS degree are usually directed to biology, business/accounting, chemistry to computer science, health or math. For more information, visit http://www.blinn.edu/academics.htm.
Blinn College Athletics.The Blinn College Buccaneers compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Men’s team sports include football, basketball, and baseball. As for the women, they’re engaged in three sports as well, volleyball, basketball, and softball. In 2008, the Blinn Lady Bucs were the NJCAA volleyball champions. For more information, visit http://www.blinn.edu/Buccaneer/athletics/index.htm [Top]
Manor Inn College Station - College Station, Texas(TX)
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