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South Texas College

Mcallen, TX, USA
3.02 Average Rating

South Texas College is a public community college based in McAllen, TX. Continuing education, workforce training, online programs, and hybrid courses are available in addition to traditional associate and bachelor degree programs. They also offer courses called “Minimesters,” which offer the same knowledge as a traditional semester course in as little as 5 weeks.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

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

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
31,321
Total Number of Undergrads
31,321
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
22:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$2,096
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,080
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$7,680
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,976
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,689
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,276

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
6%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$1,557

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
73
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Mcallen
San Antonio
Houston
Austin
Brownsville
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
95%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,500

What Students Are Saying

3.02 Average Rating
calm setting classes are flexible
Lydia from Edinburg, TX
I rate my college a 8 out of 10, the staff/professors are very friendly and helpful, along with the students that attend here, tuition is cheaper then a university, the food isnt the greatest, but all around a decent college!
Megan from Weslaco, TX

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