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San Antonio College Overview

San Antonio College is a public institution situated in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is San Antonio College Known For?

3,622 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at San Antonio College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 44% of the faculty were full-time.

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San Antonio College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

San Antonio College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#103 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at San Antonio College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#79 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is San Antonio College?

Location of San Antonio College

Contact details for San Antonio College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1819 N. Main Ave.,, San Antonio, TX 78212-3941
Phone: 210-486-0000
Website: www.alamo.edu/sac

How Do I Get Into San Antonio College?

You can apply to San Antonio College online at: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

San Antonio College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford San Antonio College?

6% Take Out Loans
10.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At San Antonio College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $5,517 a year. That adds up to $22,068 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at San Antonio College is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

San Antonio College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,453 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,573 undergraduate students at San Antonio College, with 3,453 being full-time and 14,120 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  San Antonio College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,453 full-time undergraduates at San Antonio College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  San Antonio College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of San Antonio College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of San Antonio College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 84
Black or African American 249
Hispanic or Latino 2,299
White 646
International Students 62
Other Races/Ethnicities 113

Over 41 countries are represented at San Antonio College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Vietnam, and India.

Online Learning at San Antonio College

3,797 Took All Classes Online
6,350 Took At Least One Class Online
5.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 6,350 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at San Antonio College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 29th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of San Antonio College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at San Antonio College was 5.1%. This is the #1,664 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at San Antonio College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of San Antonio College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 14%
Mental & Social Health Services 14%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 22%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at San Antonio College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at San Antonio College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dance #3
Arts & Media Management #8
Drama & Theater Arts #8
Journalism #11
International Studies #12
Real Estate #15
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #17
Anthropology #17
Fine & Studio Arts #18
Music #21
Political Science & Government #36
Fire Protection #36
Design & Applied Arts #38
General English Literature #41
Computer Programming #43
Finance & Financial Management #51
Health & Physical Education #73
Visual & Performing Arts #76
English Language & Literature #85
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #87
General Psychology #111
Communication & Journalism #111
Social Sciences #149
Psychology #156
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #157
Teacher Education Grade Specific #201
Computer & Information Sciences #285
Criminal Justice & Corrections #299
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #338
Liberal Arts General Studies #373
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #373
Education #475

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

San Antonio College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1,846 0 1,846
Nursing 0 210 0 210
Information Technology 95 56 0 151
General Biology 0 135 0 135
General Business/Commerce 0 121 0 121
Fire Protection 93 25 0 118
Business Administration & Management 78 39 0 117
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 106 0 106
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 70 0 77
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 15 49 64
Mental & Social Health Services 38 18 0 56
General Psychology 0 56 0 56
Design & Applied Arts 34 22 0 56
Funeral & Mortuary Science 3 15 32 50
Allied Health Professions 0 20 19 39
Human Development & Family Studies 12 17 7 36
Dental Support Services 18 14 0 32
Business Support & Assistant Services 13 10 7 30
Accounting 16 13 0 29
General Engineering 0 29 0 29
Public Administration 21 8 0 29
Real Estate 18 8 0 26
American Sign Language 10 14 0 24
Legal Support Services 5 16 2 23
Computer Programming 9 9 2 20
Social Work 0 19 0 19
Arts & Media Management 12 5 0 17
General Architecture 0 13 0 13
Health & Physical Education 0 12 0 12
Fine & Studio Arts 0 11 0 11
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 10 0 10
Journalism 0 7 0 7
Nutrition Science 0 7 0 7
Sociology 0 7 0 7
General English Literature 0 6 0 6
Finance & Financial Management 4 0 0 4
Mathematics 0 4 0 4
Natural Resources Conservation 0 4 0 4
Anthropology 0 4 0 4
Music 0 4 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 3 0 3
Communication & Media Studies 0 2 0 2
International Studies 0 2 0 2
Political Science & Government 0 2 0 2
Dance 0 2 0 2
History 0 1 0 1
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 1 0 1
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 486 3,018 118 3,622

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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