San jacinto college-North Campus

  • 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

School Overview

San jacinto college-North Campus(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic

Student Body

The San jacinto college-North Campus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
% Unknown races
100%
4%
Diversity Score0.000.70
This chart display the diversity score of San jacinto college-North Campus and the community college average diversity score of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to San jacinto college-North Campus is San Jacinto Community College (11.4 miles away).
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    (877) 422-6111
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    (281) 427-5611
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    Houston, TX 77042
    (713) 529-2778
    15.40211
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