Cogdell Learning Center


The Cogdell Learning Center (CLC) is an off-campus outreach site located on the south side of Midland.
The CLC houses the Business and Economic Development Center (BEDC) and Community Programs for Midland College. Additionally, the CLC hosts Adult Literacy courses, the Mexican Consulate, and is available for booking for community events.
Made possible by the generosity of Bill Pace Cogdell (1915-1997), the CLC can help you get started at Midland College!



201 W. Florida Avenue 
Midland, TX 79701



Cogdell Main Number
(432) 684-4100


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Programs & Services

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Midland College Adult Education & Literacy offers FREE ESL classes that provide students with the opportunity to improve their speaking, reading, writing, and listening English language skills.

English as a Second Language


Online & In-Person Courses Available
  • Classes are for people 17 years of age and older who have not completed high school and preparing to take the Texas Certificate of High School (TxCHSE) test, formally known as the GED® test.
  • Students who are 16 years of age may attend with a court order.
  • Students are given instruction in Reading, Writing, Math, Social Studies, and Science.


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

The Midland College 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.

Business and Economic Development Center (BEDC)

Established in 1992, the Cogdell Scholarship was made possible through the generosity of Bill Pace Cogdell, a local businessman whose wish was to help residents of South and East Midland pursue a college education.

Cogdell Scholarship

Midland College, through the Cogdell Learning Center, offers Personal Enrichment on-line and in-person courses, Kids’ College courses, and College Classics courses for those age 50 and over.

Community Programs

Throughout the year, the CLC hosts the Mobile Consulate from the Consulate of Mexico in Presidio, TX.

Appointments are required to receive consular services during the visit and appointments must be made through the following:

Mobile Consulate dates for 2024

  • April 27th & 28th
  • May 18th & 19th
  • August 24th & 25th
  • November 23rd & 24th




Midland College has many programs and options for our students. If you are investigating the opportunities we offer, our Welcome Center is the perfect place to receive general information.

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