South Texas College Overview
Located in McAllen, Texas, South Texas College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is South Texas College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at South Texas College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of the faculty were full-time.
South Texas 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.
South Texas College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#17||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#26||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#105||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at South Texas College.
Where Is South Texas College?
Contact details for South Texas College are given below.
|Address:||3201 W Pecan, McAllen, TX 78502-9701|
How Do I Get Into South Texas College?
You can apply to South Texas College online at: https://www.southtexascollege.edu/getting-started/index.php
Can I Afford South Texas College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At South Texas College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $1,925 a year. That adds up to $7,700 over four years for those students.
South Texas College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 11,080 full-time undergraduates at South Texas College, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of South Texas College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||46|
|Hispanic or Latino||10,524|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at South Texas College. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 20 countries are represented at South Texas College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, South Korea, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at South Texas College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at South Texas College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th 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 South Texas College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at South Texas College was 20.6%. This is the #878 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at South Texas College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of South Texas College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at South Texas 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 South Texas College.
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 Texas College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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