San Jacinto Community College

8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena,
TX, 77501-2007
Tel: (281)998-6150
28,828 students
Public institution

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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 Community College serves 28,828 students (30% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
San Jacinto Community College is one of 24 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
The nearest community college is Houston Community College (16.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
San Jacinto Community 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 28,828 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
28,828 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
8,656 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 20,172 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 6%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 41%
7%
% Black 11%
12%
% White 41%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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. 0.65
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,296 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,496 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,296 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,496 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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.

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