Southwest Texas Junior College

2401 Garner Field Rd, Uvalde
TX, 78801-6297
Tel: (830)278-4401
5,922 students
Public institution

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Southwest Texas Junior College is a comprehensive, public, two-year college serving eleven counties in southwest Texas. College programs and services provide accessible, affordable, high-quality post-secondary education that prepares students to enter the job market, transfer to senior colleges and universities, pursue their professional and personal goals. Through its programs and services, the college equitably provides higher education opportunities and supports the economic growth of the community.
School Highlights:
Southwest Texas Junior College serves 5,922 students (37% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Southwest Texas Junior College is the only community colleges within Uvalde County, TX.
The nearest community college is Northwest Vista College (64.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Southwest Texas Junior 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 5,922 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,922 students
1,303 students
Southwest Texas Junior College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,197 students
834 students
Southwest Texas Junior College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,725 students
1,040 students
Southwest Texas Junior College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Southwest Texas Junior College sch enrollment Southwest Texas Junior College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Southwest Texas Junior College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
87%
7%
Southwest Texas Junior College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Southwest Texas Junior College Black (2006-2012)
% White
11%
66%
Southwest Texas Junior College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Southwest Texas Junior College sch ethnicity Southwest Texas Junior 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. 0.23 0.44
Southwest Texas Junior College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,124 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,520 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,124 $5,890
Southwest Texas Junior College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,520 $10,047
Southwest Texas Junior College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Southwest Texas Junior College is a comprehensive, public, two-year college serving eleven counties in southwest Texas. College programs and services provide accessible, affordable, high-quality post-secondary education that prepares students to enter the job market, transfer to senior colleges and universities, pursue their professional and personal goals. Through its programs and services, the college equitably provides higher education opportunities and supports the economic growth of the community. The college offers developmental programs and services to enrolled and prospective students to increase their chances for success and enhance their potential for personal, educational, and professional growth. The college offers degrees and certificates in Business, Child Development, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Engineering and Teacher Certificate.

Get admissions information on Southwest Texas Junior College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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  • San Antonio Northwest Vista College
    Public
    3535 N. Ellison Drive
    San Antonio , TX , 78251
    (210)486-4000
    64.8  Mi  |  15992  students
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $7,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,222 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.