Southwest Texas Junior College

2401 Garner Field Rd
Uvalde, TX 78801
Tel: (830)278-4401
5,445 students
Public institution
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:
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Southwest Texas Junior College serves 5,445 students (37.56% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 64%.
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Southwest Texas Junior College is the only community colleges within Uvalde County, TX.
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The nearest community college is Northwest Vista College (64.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 142 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Southwest Texas Junior College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 142 staff
61 staff
Southwest Texas Junior College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,445 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,445 students 1,294 students
Southwest Texas Junior College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,045 students
822 students
Southwest Texas Junior College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,400 students
1,025 students
Southwest Texas Junior College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southwest Texas Junior College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Hispanic
83%
7%
Southwest Texas Junior College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
12%
Southwest Texas Junior College Black (2006-2013)
% White
13%
57%
Southwest Texas Junior College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Southwest Texas Junior College Unknown (2006-2013)
Southwest Texas Junior College Ethnicity Breakdown  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. 0.23 0.53
Southwest Texas Junior College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,378 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,988 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,378 $5,694
Southwest Texas Junior College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,988 $10,252
Southwest Texas Junior College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.