South Texas College Rankings

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In the World#5347 of 14178
In North America#1433 of 2629
In the United States#1355 of 2528
In Texas#68 of 119
In McAllen#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
33,054
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.southtexascollege.edu

South Texas College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,742 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,694 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

South Texas College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic31439 (95%)
White759 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown401 (1%)
Asian246 (0.7%)
Black or African American126 (0.4%)
Two or more races57 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)
Nonresident Alien3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,627
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$2,310
Tuition in-state$2,610
Tuition out-of-state$6,000
Fee in-district$1,830
Fee in-state$1,830
Fee out-of-state$1,830

South Texas College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
General Studies1,226
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies397
Early Childhood Education and Teaching320
Business & Commerce, General293
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse254
Business Administration and Management, General253
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies224
Biology & Biological Sciences, General214
Psychology, General168
Social Work122
Secondary Education and Teaching101
Computer and Information Sciences, General5546
Engineering, General95
Mathematics, General74
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General70
Health & Health Care Administration & Management59
Computer Science48
Welding Technology & Welder41
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)31
English Language and Literature, General31
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician27
Child Care Provider & Assistant26
Diesel Mechanics Technology & Technician24
Graphic Design24
Speech Communication and Rhetoric23
Fine & Studio Arts, General23
Tool and Die Technology & Technician23
Medical & Clinical Assistant23
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician22
History, General20
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology &20
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General20
Culinary Arts & Chef Training19
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation19
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant19
Political Science and Government, General17
Music, General16
Social Sciences, General16
Pharmacy Technician & Assistant15
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer15
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist15
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General15
Occupational Therapist Assistant15
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician14
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General12
Criminal Justice & Police Science12
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching12
Legal Assistant & Paralegal11
Baking and Pastry Arts & Baker & Pastry Chef10
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation & Installer, General8
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General8
Chemistry, General7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Philosophy6
Fire Science & Fire-fighting6
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician4
Anthropology3
Public Administration3
Physics, General2
Pre-Pharmacy Studies2
Grand Total4,347358
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate23%23%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 52%

Publications & Citations

Publications
107
Citations
853

Publication count by topic

Computer science
15
Psychology
14
Mathematics
12
Biology
10
Political science
7
Philosophy
7
History
6
Sociology
5
Chemistry
5
Engineering
4
Business
4
Physics
3
Medicine
3
Materials science
3
Art
2
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy27083
Physics372776
Engineering393096
Mathematics423395
Computer science4349164
Psychology4389115
Sociology446310
Materials science461867
Biology4838147
Political science51802
Business53056
Chemistry553229
Medicine592114

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200301
200400
200531
200690
200754
200879
20091026
2010335
2011638
2012732
20131074
2014892
2015461
20161382
20173117
2018466
2019482
20207103

General info

Founded1993
WikipediaSouth Texas College
Colorsstc purple, stc green
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff1,992
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address3201 W Pecan
McAllen, Texas, 78502-9701
United States
City population141,000
Phone9568728311

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