San Antonio College

  • 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 21,280 students (22% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • San Antonio College is one of 12 community colleges within Bexar County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to San Antonio College is Trinity University (1.6 miles away).

Top Placements

San Antonio College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 693 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
San Antonio College(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty693 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of San Antonio College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The San Antonio College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment21,280 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:135:1
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# Full-Time Students4,659 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students16,621 students2,866 students
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% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
55%
37%
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% Black
6%
13%
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% White
33%
39%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.69
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College Completion Rate
11%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,800$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,550 is more than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 52% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,740 is more than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 53% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,550$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,740$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid64%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,603$5,015
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Source: 2016 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to San Antonio College is Trinity University (1.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Trinity University
    Private, non-profit
    2,506 students | 1.60 Mi1 Trinity Pl,
    San Antonio TX  78212
    (210)999-7011
    1.602,506
  • 10,514 students | 3.40 Mi1801 Martin Luther King Dr
    San Antonio TX  78203
    (210)486-2000
    3.4010,514
  • 574 students | 4.60 Mi7142 San Pedro Suite 100
    San Antonio TX  78216
    (210)366-5500
    4.60574
  • n/a students | 6.20 Mi4511 Horizon Hill Boulevard, Suite 300
    San Antonio TX  78229
    (210)246-7700
    6.20n/a
  • 418 students | 6.20 Mi4511 Horizon Hill Rd
    San Antonio TX  78229
    (210)530-9449
    6.20418
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San Antonio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. 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.