Public Community College

18,697 students

South Texas College, a public community college located in McAllen, has 18,697 students enrolled. It cost $3,530 in 2013 for in-state students, compared to $7,260 for out-of-state students.

South Texas College is represented by Congressional District 15, Robert "Bobby" Guerra in Texas House District 41, and Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa in Texas Senate District 20

P.O. Box 9701
McAllen, Texas 78502-9701
(956) 872-8311

Admissions

Number of students who applied, were admitted and enrolled
No data available.

Test Scores

Average SAT scores by section for enrolling students (writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)
No data available.

Enrollment

Number of full-time equivalent students enrolled
2003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 9,00010,03910,24911,47012,19212,64415,76616,67418,39018,697
Full-Time 6,4556,2016,7417,0276,5408,6139,21910,80310,492
Part-Time 10,67510,03211,71912,80015,12617,72518,47318,80120,332

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity
(Reporting criteria changed over reporting period. Specifically, prior to 2011, Pacific Islander was bundled with Asian; Multiracial was introduced in 2010; and Unknown was introduced in 2010.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
White 7.3%7.3%6.2%4.3%4.7%5.0%4.4%4.2%4.6%4.6%4.3%3.9%3.4%3.5%3.3%3.2%3.1%3.0%0.7%2.0%2.6%2.7%
Black 0.3%0.3%0.4%0.5%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.1%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Hispanic 91.8%91.8%93.0%94.9%94.7%94.2%94.8%95.0%94.3%93.5%93.8%94.0%94.9%94.9%93.9%93.6%94.1%93.2%88.7%90.7%92.4%93.4%
Asian 0.4%0.4%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.4%0.3%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.8%0.8%0.8%1.0%1.1%1.2%1.3%1.0%0.3%0.5%0.8%0.8%
Pacific Islander *******************0.1%0.1%*
Native 0.2%0.2%0.1%*0.1%0.1%0.1%*0.1%*****0.1%0.1%0.1%*****
Multiracial *******************0.1%0.2%0.2%
International ******0.1%0.1%*1.1%1.0%0.4%0.8%*0.4%0.7%0.7%0.6%0.3%0.2%0.3%0.2%
Unknown ********0.5%**0.8%*0.4%0.9%1.0%0.5%1.8%9.9%6.2%3.6%2.3%
Student body breakdown by ethnicity and total enrollment

Race / Ethnicity

Price Trends

Average total cost for in-state and out-of-state students by year
Year In-State Costs Out-Of-State Costs Books & Supplies Room & Board
1999 $1,200 $5,400 $800 $None
2000 $1,220 $5,400 $800 $None
2001 $1,792 $3,300 $800 $None
2002 $1,792 $3,300 $800 $None
2003 $1,792 $3,300 $800 $None
2004 $2,967 $7,500 $2,000 $None
2005 $1,996 $5,018 $1,000 $None
2006 $1,996 $5,018 $1,000 $None
2007 $1,996 $5,018 $1,000 $None
2008 $2,366 $5,388 $1,000 $None
2009 $2,462 $5,484 $1,000 $None
2010 $2,678 $5,700 $1,200 $None
2011 $6,045 $7,170 $1,200 $None
2012 $6,045 $7,170 $1,200 $None
2013 $3,530 $7,260 $1,200 $None
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
In-State Tuition $1,200 $1,220 $1,792 $1,792 $1,792 $2,967 $1,996 $1,996 $1,996 $2,366 $2,462 $2,678 $6,045 $6,045 $3,530
Out-Of-State Tuition $5,400 $5,400 $3,300 $3,300 $3,300 $7,500 $5,018 $5,018 $5,018 $5,388 $5,484 $5,700 $7,170 $7,170 $7,260
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 $800 $2,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Room & Board N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total costs for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Total Costs

Tuition and Fees for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Tuition

Graduation Rates

Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years
Graduation Rates (Bachelor's Degree)
Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
FY 2000 2.60% None% 9.90%
FY 2004 1.80% None% 8.80%
FY 2005 1.60% None% 8.00%
FY 2006 1.80% None% 9.90%
FY 2007 0.90% None% 8.10%
FY 2008 1.20% None% 9.10%
FY 2009 2.50% None% 10.30%
FY 2010 2.70% None% 8.50%
FY 2011 3.00% None% 11.80%
FY 2012 3.20% None% 11.40%
FY 2013 2.20% None% 11.90%
20002004200520062007200820092010201120122013
4-Year 2.60%1.80%1.60%1.80%0.90%1.20%2.50%2.70%3.00%3.20%2.20%
5-Year N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
6-Year 9.90%8.80%8.00%9.90%8.10%9.10%10.30%8.50%11.80%11.40%11.90%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations