Public 2 Year

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas

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San Jacinto Community College overview
Location Pasadena, Texas
Online sjcd.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large Suburban
San Jacinto Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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San Jacinto Community College (SJCC), located in Pasadena, Texas, is a public community college serving the eastern Greater Houston area. Established in 1961, the institution operates across multiple campuses with a significant presence in the region. The school's geographical setting combines suburban tranquility with proximity to the urban amenities of Houston, fostering a convenient access to a major metropolitan area. SJCC provides a wide range of academic programs with notable strengths in maritime and technical training, as well as health sciences. The college emphasizes open-admission policies, catering to a diverse student body seeking both academic advancement and vocational skills. While SJCC does not offer on-campus living, it facilitates resources for off-campus housing solutions. As a college focused primarily on academic and professional training, athletic programs do not define the campus atmosphere. Its curriculum and community engagement efforts have been shaped to meet the pragmatic needs of its students and the local workforce, emphasizing a practical and accessible post-secondary education.

San Jacinto Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  9,309 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 21,284 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,240 plus fees of $0.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for San Jacinto Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,684
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,487
Other Expenses Budget$4,920
Total One Year Cost$16,963

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for San Jacinto Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,684
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,487
Budget for Other Expenses$4,920
Total One Year Cost$18,331

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by San Jacinto Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 22%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 16%
Business 12%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 7%
Personal and Culinary Services 6%

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