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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?

10,788 Full-Time Undergraduates
$1,445 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at South Texas College is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of the faculty were full-time.

South Texas College Rankings

South Texas College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that South Texas College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for South Texas College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,576
Best Colleges for Diversity 3,009

Where Is South Texas College?

Location of South Texas College

Contact details for South Texas College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3201 W Pecan, McAllen, TX 78502-9701
Phone: 956-872-8311
Website: https://www.southtexascollege.edu

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

South Texas 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 Texas College?

4% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of South Texas College is $1,445. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for South Texas College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,213 $1,712 $3,256 $3,997 $5,864

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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

10,788 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 31,321 undergraduate students at South Texas College, with 10,788 being full-time and 20,533 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,788 full-time undergraduates at South Texas College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  South Texas College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of South Texas College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 64
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 10,260
White 229
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 194

Geographic Diversity

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

3,408 Took All Classes Online
8,591 Took At Least One Class Online
20.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 8,591 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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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.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 4%
Business, Management & Marketing 2%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 32%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 6%
General Psychology 2%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 20%
Health Professions 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 9%
Human Development & Family Studies 32%
Human Resource Management 48%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 7%
Liberal Arts General Studies 7%
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 20%
Mathematics 8%
Mathematics & Statistics 8%
Philosophy 33%
Philosophy & Religious Studies 33%
Political Science & Government 12%
Psychology 2%
Public Administration 86%

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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Anthropology #5
Philosophy #5
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #5
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #12
General English Literature #12
Political Science & Government #13
General Social Sciences #15
Computer Science #20
Social Work #25
Communication & Media Studies #27
Human Development & Family Studies #27
English Language & Literature #30
Philosophy & Religious Studies #30
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #32
Human Resource Management #35
Communication & Journalism #43
Computer Information Systems #46
Social Sciences #47
General Business/Commerce #49
Public Administration & Social Service #60
Teacher Education Grade Specific #76
Health & Medical Administrative Services #93
Computer & Information Sciences #100
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #110
Liberal Arts General Studies #110
Criminal Justice & Corrections #113
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #125
Education #200
Business Administration & Management #247
Health Professions #273
Business, Management & Marketing #314

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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 72 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 61 0 0 0
American Sign Language 19 0 0 0
Anthropology 3 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 253 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 15 0 0 0
Chemistry 7 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 23 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 14 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 55 46 0 0
Computer Science 48 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 4 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 409 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 29 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 24 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 12 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 7 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 8 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 23 0 0 0
Fire Protection 6 0 0 0
General Biology 214 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 293 0 0 0
General Engineering 95 0 0 0
General English Literature 31 0 0 0
General Psychology 168 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 16 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 22 59 0 0
Health & Physical Education 70 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 2 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 20 0 0 0
History 20 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 26 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 8 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 11 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,450 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 20 0 0 0
Mathematics 74 0 0 0
Music 16 0 0 0
Nursing 254 0 0 0
Philosophy 6 0 0 0
Physics 2 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 17 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 64 0 0 0
Public Administration 3 0 0 0
Social Work 122 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 433 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 51 0 0 0
Total 8,694 716 0 0

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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