CDL Truck

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

The demand for licensed truck drivers is skyrocketing. South Texas College Commercial Truck License Institute will now provide the RGV with qualified drivers to meet this need. Students will receive 160-hours of in-class and hands-on training with experienced instructors. Connect with one of our representatives and reserve your spot today.

Program Details

  • Classes are scheduled for Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. (no evening or weekends).
  • The program costs $3,988.00 (includes tuition, books, insurances, drug screen and physical).
  • See below for financial assistance information.

Documents Needed

Financial Assistance

Workforce Solutions (WFS) may cover the cost of the program (minus the DPS fees - $134) if you meet their qualifications. For more information and to see if you qualify, contact your nearest WFS office:

If you do not qualify for assistance from WFS, financial aid is also available for those who qualify. Financial aid only covers part of the cost of the program. The student is responsible for the balance.

Sallie Mae offers Smart Option Student Loans for Career Training. For loan details and application information, visit Sallie Mae.

Contact Us

To learn more, please call 956-872-2738 or 956-872-3585.

Book a session online or email

After graduation from this program, the student will be:

  1. Qualified to secure an entry level job as an over-the road driver with a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
  2. Aware of safety procedures; alcohol and drug effects; laws and penalties applicable to the professional driver.
  3. Proficient at performing pre-trip, on the road, and post-trip vehicle and equipment inspections.
  4. Skillful in safe driving techniques.
  5. Capable of map reading, log books, cargo documentation, dispatch procedures, emergency responsibilities and regulations, and regulations of transportation agencies.
  6. Able, as interstate, to travel all 48 states and Canada in all kinds of weather and terrain.


Why Choose STC?

With over 20 years in helping people find new careers or learn new career skills, you can rest assured that your future is in good hands with South Texas College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Financial Support Available

Even with our affordable tuition, many of our students are eligible for the Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG). This grant supports students (including residents, nonresidents and foreign students) who demonstrate a financial need. Learn More.

  • Get affordable tuition and avoid long-term debt.

  • High quality instruction with expert staff.

  • Online and in-person classes available.

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