1801 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX 78203
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • St. Philip's College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive, public community college whose mission is to provide a quality educational environment which stimulates leadership, personal growth, and a lifelong appreciation for learning.

School Highlights

St Philip's College serves 12,696 students (12% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 12,696 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,550
  • Out-state tuition: $10,740
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

St Philip's College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 629 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
St Philip's College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
629 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of St Philip's College has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The St Philip's College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,696 students
3,674 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,570 students
1,289 students
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# Part-Time Students
11,126 students
3,252 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
642 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,570 students
1,266 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
11,126 students
3,252 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
251 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
62%
46%
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% Black
12%
12%
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% White
21%
30%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.95%
2.75%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,600
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,550 is more than the state average of $3,626. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,740 is more than the state average of $5,997. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,550
$3,626
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,740
$5,997
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,500
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,806
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • As a Historically Black College and as a Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip's College strives to be an important force in the community, responsive to the needs of a population rich in its ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. St. Philip's College seeks to create an environment fostering excellence in academic and technical achievement, while expanding its commitment to opportunity and access. St. Philip's College was founded in 1898 by Bishop James Steptoe Johnston of St. Philip's Episcopal Church of the West Texas Diocese. The school, which opened on March 1, 1898, began as a sewing class for girls with fewer than 20 students in a house located in the area known today as the historic La Villita area in downtown San Antonio. Today, St. Philip's College remains a multi-campus institution of the Alamo Community College District, joining three other colleges – San Antonio College, Palo Alto College and Northwest Vista College – in meeting the educational needs of San Antonio's growing and diverse community. A Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution with a semester enrollment of over 8,000, St. Philip's is among the oldest and most diverse community colleges in the nation and one of the fastest growing in Texas. St. Philip's College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award degrees in Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, and Certificates of Completion.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St Philip's College cost?

St Philip's College's tuition is approximately $5,550 for In-State students and $10,740 for Out-State students.

What is St Philip's College's ranking?

St Philip's College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 12,696 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,550
  • Out-state tuition: $10,740
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Bexar County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Bexar County, TX is Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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