Southwest Texas Junior College Overview
Located in Uvalde, Texas, Southwest Texas Junior College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Uvalde draws many to the area.
What Is Southwest Texas Junior College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Southwest Texas Junior College.
- In 2017-2018, 70% of the faculty were full-time.
Southwest Texas Junior 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.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Southwest Texas Junior College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Southwest Texas Junior College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Southwest Texas Junior College?
Contact details for Southwest Texas Junior College are given below.
|Address:||2401 Garner Field Rd, Uvalde, TX 78801-6297|
How Do I Get Into Southwest Texas Junior College?
You can apply to Southwest Texas Junior College online at: https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Can I Afford Southwest Texas Junior College?
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 Southwest Texas Junior College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $5,299 a year. That adds up to $21,196 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Southwest Texas Junior College is 17.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Southwest Texas Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,795 full-time undergraduates at Southwest Texas Junior College, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southwest Texas Junior College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,578|
Over 5 countries are represented at Southwest Texas Junior College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Canada, and Cameroon.
Online Learning at Southwest Texas Junior College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southwest Texas Junior College has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Southwest Texas Junior College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southwest Texas Junior College was 64.4%. This is the #530 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Southwest Texas Junior 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%.
Southwest Texas Junior 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||594||0||594|
|Vehicle Maintenance & Repair||73||7||22||102|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||27||0||49||76|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||70||3||0||73|
|Precision Metal Working||39||1||3||43|
|Allied Health Professions||39||0||0||39|
|Human Development & Family Studies||14||15||0||29|
|Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration||13||0||3||16|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||5||0||0||5|
|Computer Information Systems||0||5||0||5|
|Business Administration & Management||0||1||0||1|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||0||0||0|
*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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