St Philip's College

1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio
TX, 78203-2098
Tel: (210)486-2000
10,310 students
Public institution

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St. Philip's College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive, public community college whose mission is to provide a quality educational environment which stimulates leadership, personal growth, and a lifelong appreciation for learning.
School Highlights:
St Philip's College serves 10,310 students (18% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
St Philip's College is one of 13 community colleges within Bexar County, TX.
The nearest community college is San Antonio College (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
St Philip's College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 10,310 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,310 students
1,303 students
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# Full-Time Students
1,877 students
834 students
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# Part-Time Students 8,433 students
1,040 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
50%
7%
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% Black
12%
11%
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% White
33%
66%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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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. 0.63 0.44
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Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,500 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 99% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,822 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 110% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,500 $5,890
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Out-State Tuition Fees $10,822 $10,050
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Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

As a Historically Black College and as a Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip's College strives to be an important force in the community, responsive to the needs of a population rich in its ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. St. Philip's College seeks to create an environment fostering excellence in academic and technical achievement, while expanding its commitment to opportunity and access. St. Philip's College was founded in 1898 by Bishop James Steptoe Johnston of St. Philip's Episcopal Church of the West Texas Diocese. The school, which opened on March 1, 1898, began as a sewing class for girls with fewer than 20 students in a house located in the area known today as the historic La Villita area in downtown San Antonio. Today, St. Philip's College remains a multi-campus institution of the Alamo Community College District, joining three other colleges – San Antonio College, Palo Alto College and Northwest Vista College – in meeting the educational needs of San Antonio's growing and diverse community. A Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution with a semester enrollment of over 8,000, St. Philip's is among the oldest and most diverse community colleges in the nation and one of the fastest growing in Texas. St. Philip's College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award degrees in Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, and Certificates of Completion.

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Did You Know?
For San Antonio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,664 per year for in-state students and $12,705 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in San Antonio is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

San Antonio 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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in San Antonio is Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.