Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX, USA
3.23 Average Rating

Palo Alto College is a public institution located in San Antonio, Texas, and is one of five community colleges serving the Greater San Antonio area. PAC offers a number of uncommon programs alongside its more traditional options, allowing its students to earn degrees in unique fields such as Mexican-American Studies, Nursing Home Activity Directing, and Turfgrass and Golf Course Management. Distance learners enrolling at PAC have a substantial catalog of fully-online associate and certificate programs to choose from, including applied science, arts, and teaching.  Eligible high school students can apply to the college’s Dual Credit program to earn up to 42 hours of free college credit before graduating high school.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
99%
Out of State Students
1%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
9,368
Total Number of Undergrads
9,368
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
Student:Faculty Ratio
29:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,795
Tuition
In-District Tuition
$2,064
Out-of-District Tuition
$4,848
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,010
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
56
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
San Antonio
Austin
Houston
Dallas
Corpus Christi
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$30,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.23 Average Rating
home away from home, i feel at home here and the staff is wonderful. everyone here is so friendly and kind. i enjoy attending palo alto college come and join me.
Genevieve from San Antonio, TX
Palo Alto College is an excellent school, the professors there are very helpful and care about there students in achieving there goals and pushing them to make a better future for themselves.

Palo Alto College has a great campus, very clean, very suitable for studies especially during final exams, the tutors and the library are excellent resources to use to prepare for the finals. Excellent works here.

Palo Alto College also has a great program called TRIO which any new student who is the first in their family to go to college, that they can help you with tutoring, counseling, planning your future with what degrees you plan on achieving. They also help you with financial issues, signing up for your classes and more.
Hector from San Antonio, TX

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