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South Plains College Overview

South Plains College is a public institution located in Levelland, Texas. Levelland is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is South Plains College Known For?

1,369 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at South Plains College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is South Plains College?

Location of South Plains College

Contact details for South Plains College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, TX 79336
Phone: 806-894-9611
Website: www.southplainscollege.edu/

How Do I Get Into South Plains College?

You can apply to South Plains College online at: www.southplainscollege.edu/apply.php

South Plains 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 South Plains College?

23% Take Out Loans
13.6% 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 South Plains College, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,855 a year. That adds up to $19,420 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at South Plains College is 13.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

South Plains College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,280 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,310 undergraduate students at South Plains College, with 4,280 being full-time and 5,030 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  South Plains College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,280 full-time undergraduates at South Plains College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  South Plains College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of South Plains College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of South Plains College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 49
Black or African American 272
Hispanic or Latino 2,111
White 1,682
International Students 85
Other Races/Ethnicities 81

Over 42 countries are represented at South Plains College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Kenya, and Cameroon.

Online Learning at South Plains College

2,030 Took All Classes Online
4,368 Took At Least One Class Online
43.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,368 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of South Plains College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at South Plains College was 43.3%. This is the #540 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at South Plains College regardless of major.

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%.

South Plains 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 0 305 0 305
Business Administration & Management 0 60 35 95
Precision Metal Working 0 4 83 87
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 43 24 67
Nursing 0 64 0 64
Design & Applied Arts 0 15 45 60
Allied Health Professions 0 39 20 59
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 3 55 58
Music 0 20 37 57
Audiovisual Communications 2 12 25 39
Cosmetology 0 0 34 34
Culinary Arts 0 0 34 34
Computer Information Systems 0 12 21 33
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 10 23 33
Accounting 0 16 15 31
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 30 30
General Psychology 0 28 0 28
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 25 0 25
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 10 15 25
Fire Protection 0 3 20 23
General Biology 0 18 0 18
Real Estate 0 2 12 14
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 14 0 14
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 5 9 14
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 13 0 13
Human Development & Family Studies 0 4 8 12
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 1 9 10
Legal Support Services 0 7 3 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 2 6 8
General Engineering 0 8 0 8
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 6 0 6
Computer Science 0 6 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 0 6 0 6
Sociology 0 5 0 5
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 4 0 4
History 0 4 0 4
Wildlife Management 0 4 0 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 3 0 3
Journalism 0 3 0 3
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 3 0 3
Mathematics 0 3 0 3
Health & Physical Education 0 3 0 3
Public Relations & Advertising 0 2 0 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 2
Political Science & Government 0 2 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 2
Agricultural Public Services 0 1 0 1
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 1 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 804 563 1,369

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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