Public 2 Year

San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio College overview
Location San Antonio, Texas
Online alamo.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large City
San Antonio College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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San Antonio College, a public community college in the heart of San Antonio, Texas, offers a wide array of associate degrees and certifications across various fields, catering predominantly to students seeking transfers to four-year institutions or direct entry into the workforce. Established in 1925, it is one of the oldest two-year colleges in Texas, known for its diverse student body and commitment to accessible education. The campus, characterized by its Mission-style architecture, resides near downtown San Antonio, providing an urban setting that blends historical allure with modern amenities. While the college maintains an open admissions policy, it emphasizes personalized support and academic excellence, particularly in popular programs such as Nursing, Liberal Arts, and Sciences. San Antonio College does not provide on-campus housing, reflecting its role as a commuter school that integrates into the wider urban community. Notably, the college is not recognized for a major athletic program, focusing instead on academic and career readiness.

San Antonio College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,854 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 14,379 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $6,450 plus fees of $292.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for San Antonio College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$500
Other Fees$292
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,434
Other Expenses Budget$4,848
Total One Year Cost$18,044

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for San Antonio College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$500
Other Fees$292
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,434
Budget for Other Expenses$4,848
Total One Year Cost$21,524

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$34,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by San Antonio College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 21%
Health Professions 21%
Business 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 13%
Computer and Information Sciences 6%

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