San jacinto college-South Campus

13735 beamer rd
Houston, TX 77089-6099
Tel: (281)484-1900
Public institution
  • San Jacinto College is a comprehensive, public, two-year community college, accountable and responsive to the taxpaying citizens of The San Jacinto College District. Blending traditional methodologies and technology-based delivery systems, the college delivers accessible, affordable, high-quality basic skills, academic support and post-secondary education programs, which prepare students to enter the job market, to transfer to senior institutions of higher education, to achieve their personal and professional goals and to assume leadership roles in a culturally and ethnically diverse global community. Through our programs, services and partnerships with industry, the college supports the economic growth of the community and of the region.
School Highlights
San jacinto college-South Campus is one of 22 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
The nearest community college is Texas School of Business-Friendswood (4.70 miles away).

School Overview

College San jacinto college-South Campus (TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
% Unknown races
100%
3%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.00 0.69
San jacinto college-South Campus Diversity Score (2013-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In May 1960, voters in the Channelview, Deer Park, Galena Park, La Porte, and Pasadena school districts approved the creation of East Harris County Union Junior College, elected seven members to serve on the Board of Regents and authorized the Board of Regents to levy a tax for the College operations and maintenance. On February 16, 1961, the Board of Regents changed the name of the district to The San Jacinto Junior College District. Using renovated buildings in Pasadena, the college welcomed 876 students to its first classes in September 1961. The San Jacinto Junior College District was approved and accredited by the Texas Department of Education when the college opened. The college was granted full membership in the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities on April 6, 1963. On November 4, 1968, Sheldon Independent School District was voted part of the College district. San Jacinto College, a natonally recognized public community college in Harris County, Texas, has three campuses and seven extension centers serving a population of more than 588,000 residents in suburban Houston communities. SJC offers over 140 degrees and certificates to more than 24,000 credit and 25,000 non-credit students. Now in its 46th session, San Jacinto College, a public community college in Harris County, Texas, serves a district defined by the combined areas of these independent school districts: Channelview, Deer Park, Galena Park, La Porte, Pasadena, and Sheldon. San Jacinto College awards associate degrees, professional certificates and continuing education units under accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 236 students | 4.70 Mi3208 Fm 528
    Friendswood TX  77546
    (281)648-0880
    4.70236
  • 378 students | 6.20 Mi1001 Magnolia Ave
    Webster TX  77598
    (281)316-4700
    6.20378
  • 27,911 students | 7.70 Mi8060 Spencer Hwy
    Pasadena TX  77501
    (281)998-6150
    7.7027,911
  • 4,928 students | 12.50 Mi3110 Mustang Rd
    Alvin TX  77511
    (281)756-3500
    12.504,928
  • 58,276 students | 15.30 Mi3100 Main Street
    Houston TX  77002
    (877)422-6111
    15.3058,276
Did You Know?
For Houston private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,839 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Houston is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Houston community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Houston is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.