• 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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

San jacinto college-South Campus
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
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266 staff

Student Body

The San jacinto college-South Campus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
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4,799 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
# Full-Time Students
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1,339 students
# Part-Time Students
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3,460 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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335 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
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1,339 students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
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28 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
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3,626 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
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41 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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252 students
% Asian
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5%
% Hispanic
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47%
% Black
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12%
% White
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29%
% Two or more races
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3%
% Non Resident races
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2%
% Unknown races
100%
2%
Diversity Score
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of San jacinto college-South Campus and the community college average diversity score of TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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2.75%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
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2.73%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
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82%
Median Debt for Graduates
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$10,761
Median Debt for Dropouts
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$5,500
Acceptance Rate
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76%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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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  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Harris County, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,176 per year for in-state students and $9,589 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Harris County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Harris County, TX is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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