The Eagle Pass Campus
The Eagle Pass campus of Rio Grande College offers courses in buildings which include computer laboratories and learning centers on the eastern edge of the city. It also houses the central offices of the admissions and records, financial assistance and student affairs.
The regional Small Business Development Center has its main office on the Eagle Pass campus as well.
Eagle Pass, located on the border across from Piedras Negras, Mexico, is the center of a thriving international trade community. The area offers ready access to the markets of Mexico and to the recreational activities of the Kickapoo Indian Nation.
First established as a camp in 1849, Eagle Pass has grown into a city of more than 25,000 people. With a variety of shops and malls, it is the gateway to Piedras Negras' colorful outdoor markets and handiwork of the Mexican tradition.
Biculturalism flourishes in Eagle Pass, and it is common for people in Eagle Pass to speak both Spanish and English. In this atmosphere, Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College strives to bring together diverse cultures.