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San Jacinto Community College Overview

San Jacinto Community College is a public institution located in Pasadena, Texas. The suburban atmosphere of Pasadena makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is San Jacinto Community College Known For?

7,462 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at San Jacinto College.
  • In 2017-2018, 31% of the faculty were full-time.

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San Jacinto Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#14 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 Jacinto College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Mathematics & Statistics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Real Estate Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best International Business Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Cosmetology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#120 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is San Jacinto Community College?

Location of San Jacinto Community College

Contact details for San Jacinto College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505
Phone: 281-998-6150
Website: www.sanjac.edu/

How Do I Get Into San Jacinto College?

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

Since San Jacinto Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford San Jacinto Community College?

4% Take Out Loans
5.9% 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 Jacinto College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,990 a year. That adds up to $11,960 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at San Jacinto College is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

San Jacinto Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,348 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 32,137 undergraduate students at San Jacinto College, with 7,348 being full-time and 24,789 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,348 full-time undergraduates at San Jacinto College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  San Jacinto College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of San Jacinto College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 427
Black or African American 551
Hispanic or Latino 4,019
White 1,829
International Students 316
Other Races/Ethnicities 206

Over 76 countries are represented at San Jacinto College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nepal, and India.

Online Learning at San Jacinto Community College

3,529 Took All Classes Online
10,736 Took At Least One Class Online
9.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 10,736 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 7th 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 Jacinto College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at San Jacinto Community College was 9.6%. This is the #1,364 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at San Jacinto College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Behavioral Science 1%
Business Administration & Management 3%
Business, Management & Marketing 10%
Computer & Information Sciences 18%
Computer Programming 17%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 22%
General Business/Commerce 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 21%
Mathematics 4%
Mathematics & Statistics 4%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 7%
Real Estate 23%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at San Jacinto 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 Jacinto College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Behavioral Science #2
General Visual & Performing Arts #6
Real Estate #9
Mathematics #21
General English Literature #25
Mathematics & Statistics #31
Computer Programming #31
Visual & Performing Arts #52
English Language & Literature #60
General Business/Commerce #93
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #113
Computer & Information Sciences #205
Criminal Justice & Corrections #220
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #250
Liberal Arts General Studies #251
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #251
Business Administration & Management #456

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 Jacinto Community 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 1,088 0 1,088
General Business/Commerce 0 612 0 612
Biological & Physical Science 0 444 0 444
Physical Science Technicians 0 214 216 430
Precision Metal Working 154 48 225 427
Behavioral Science 0 269 0 269
Computer Information Systems 92 90 86 268
Allied Health Professions 0 192 76 268
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 24 114 117 255
Cosmetology 16 31 206 253
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 252 0 252
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 79 138 217
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7 68 125 200
Nursing 0 179 0 179
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 174 174
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 18 146 164
Health Sciences & Services 0 140 0 140
Business Administration & Management 44 35 56 135
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 76 17 33 126
Real Estate 89 8 19 116
Criminal Justice & Corrections 47 21 45 113
Mathematics 0 111 0 111
General English Literature 0 105 0 105
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 55 44 99
Culinary Arts 20 32 38 90
Computer Programming 0 87 0 87
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 34 17 24 75
Accounting 2 31 36 69
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 56 0 56
International Business 19 16 19 54
Human Development & Family Studies 9 14 30 53
Construction Engineering Technology 0 19 31 50
Audiovisual Communications 15 13 18 46
Design & Applied Arts 8 17 19 44
Business Support & Assistant Services 19 9 15 43
General Engineering 0 40 0 40
Mental & Social Health Services 17 7 13 37
General Physical Sciences 0 30 0 30
Fire Protection 0 4 25 29
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 27 0 0 27
Plumbing & Water Supply 25 0 0 25
Health & Physical Education 0 4 21 25
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 7 7 9 23
Marine Transportation 0 23 0 23
Legal Support Services 0 21 0 21
Music 0 19 0 19
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 5 7 18
Quality Control Technology 0 16 0 16
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 16 0 16
General Biology 0 1 0 1
Biotechnology 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Engineering Mechanics 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0
Dance 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 757 4,694 2,011 7,462

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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