About South Texas College

70%

Of students are first in their family to attend college

34k

Enrollment: largest higher-ed institution South of San Antonio

75%

Students that take advantage of some form of financial aid (excluding Dual Enrollment)

26:1

Student-Faculty Ratio

Founded in 1993, South Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers more than 120 degree & certificate options, including associate degrees in a variety of liberal art, social science, business, math, science, technology, advanced manufacturing and allied health fields of study. Additionally, South Texas College is the only community college in the State of Texas to offer four baccalaureate degrees. South Texas College has a faculty and staff of more than 2,700 to serve the college’s six campuses, two higher education centers, and one virtual campus. 

Since 2000, the college has served over 99,000 dual credit students at 78 school sites, saving families hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition.

Fast Facts

Accreditation

South Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Baccalaureate and Associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South Texas College.

Our Campuses

South Texas College has locations conveniently located throughout Hidalgo and Starr counties. In addition, South Texas College also has Workforce Training Centers and Higher Education Centers.

Locations