San Antonio College

1300 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212-4299
Tel: (210)486-0000
23,124 students
Public institution

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San Antonio College is a public community college which provides for and supports the educational and lifelong learning needs of a multicultural community. As a leader in education, San Antonio College is committed to excellence in helping students reach their full potential by developing their academic competencies, critical thinking skills, communication proficiency, civic responsibility and global awareness.
School Highlights:
San Antonio College serves 23,124 students (25% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
San Antonio College is one of 13 community colleges within Bexar County, TX.
The nearest community college is St Philip's College (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
San Antonio 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 23,124 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
23,124 students
1,303 students
San Antonio College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
5,796 students
834 students
San Antonio College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 17,328 students
1,040 students
San Antonio College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
San Antonio College sch enrollment San Antonio College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
3%
2%
San Antonio College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
51%
7%
San Antonio College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
11%
San Antonio College Black (2006-2012)
% White
39%
66%
San Antonio College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
San Antonio College More (2010-2012)
San Antonio College sch ethnicity San Antonio College sta ethnicity
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. 0.58 0.44
San Antonio College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 110% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,500 $5,890
San Antonio College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,822 $10,047
San Antonio College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In support of the mission of the Alamo Community College District, San Antonio College responds to Bexar County's diverse community by providing high quality general education, liberal arts and sciences, career education, continuing education and developmental education. The college has an average semester enrollment of 21,000 credit students and an average annual enrollment of 16,000 other-than-credit students. San Antonio College is the largest single-campus community college in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. San Antonio College offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum designed to satisfy the requirements of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. Founded in 1925 as the University Junior College, San Antonio College is the oldest two-year college in the state never operated as a private institution. Under control of the University of Texas for the first year, the college held afternoon and evening classes at the old Main Avenue High School. Control of the college was transferred in 1926 to the San Antonio Independent School District, and the name was changed to San Antonio Junior College. Operations were relocated to a downtown location at the German-English school on South Alamo Street. In 1978, the District's name was changed to the San Antonio Community College District, and in 1982 it was renamed the Alamo Community College District. Today, San Antonio College is one of the largest single-campus community colleges in the country and the largest single-campus college in the State of Texas, enrolling over 22,000 students. San Antonio College is approved and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities, the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) in conjunction with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the Texas Educational Theatre Association, the Texas Association of Music Schools, the National League for Nursing, the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas, the American Board of Funeral Service Education and the Community College Journalism Association.

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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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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.