St Philip's College

1801 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX 78203
Tel: (210)486-2000
9,212 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 9,212 students (18% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% 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 485 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
St Philip's College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 485 staff
59 staff
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Student Body

The student population of 9,212 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,212 students
1,282 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,621 students
810 students
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# Part-Time Students 7,591 students
1,017 students
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St Philip Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
52%
7%
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% Black
10%
12%
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% White
30%
57%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
St Philip Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
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Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,500 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 93% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,822 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 99% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,500 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,822 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
89%
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Source: 2013 (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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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 0.53. 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.