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Cogdell Learning Center


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The Cogdell Learning Center is an off-campus outreach site located on the south side of Midland. The Cogdell Learning Center exists because of the generosity of Bill Pace Cogdell, a local businessman who passed away in 1997.


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Programs & Services Offered

Staff Services

The Cogdell Learning Center has staff that can help you apply for Midland College, federal financial aid, or the most generous scholarship at Midland College. We also host events in our building and can help your book our facility for community events.

Call (432) 684-4100 for more information about these services, or to schedule an appointment.

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Apply Texas & FAFSA Assistance

The Cogdell Learning Center provides individualized assistance in completing Apply Texas and the FAFSA. Apply Texas is the application submitted to attend Midland College. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is an application submitted to receive federal financial aid. At Midland College, it must be completed to receive any type of financial aid (federal or private).

Call (432) 684-4100 to book an appointment.

Booking Cogdell Facilities

The Cogdell Learning Center’s facilities can be booked for use by the community. A variety of entities have used our rooms, lobbies, and outdoor areas. Our facilities can be used for free or at a charge, depending on the purpose of the booking.

To begin the booking process, complete the Cogdell Facilities Booking Request online form.

Cogdell Facilities Booking Request

UpComing Events at Cogdell

The purpose of the Cogdell Learning Center is to meet the educational needs of the neighborhoods surrounding the center. We provide workshops and other events to address community needs. Click on the links below to get more information about events and events slated to occur in the near future.

Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship

The Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship (BPCS) pays for in-state tuition, fees, and books for students at Midland College during the fall and spring semesters.

This scholarship continues as long as the student is enrolled and meets scholarship guidelines. If the student transfers to the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) immediately after attending Midland College, he/she will be eligible to continue receiving the BPCS.

Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship Page

The Adult Education & Literacy division provides English as Second Language (ESL), citizenship, GED in español and other classes at Cogdell. Most classes occur Monday through Thursday in the fall and spring. Limited class offerings occur in the summer. The most popular classes are ESL. There are various levels of ESL classes. ESL students are placed into class levels based on their English language abilities. Students must pre-register and there is limited space for classes, so it is recommended you enroll early.

Call (432) 684-5323 for more information

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Adult Education & Literacy

The Business & Economic Development Center (BEDC) provides FREE business, credit, and housing counseling, and related classes and workshops. Our mission is to help people increase credit scores, purchase homes, and start or expand businesses.

Call (432) 684-4309 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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Business and Economic Development Center

Do you have ideas ...

... about how to make the Cogdell Learning Center a vibrant part of the community? Let us know!
Call (432) 686-4910

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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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