Southern Texas Careers Academy: Ranking & Review

United States

Southern Texas Careers Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)75372

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $100.

Southern Texas Careers Academy 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.

Southern Texas Careers Academy Tuition

Southern Texas Careers Academy does not provide on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Personal and Culinary Services3131
Grand Total3131

A total of 31 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southern Texas Careers Academy.

Cip Title of the Largest Program - Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General.
The total length of the largest program - 1500 hours.
Total length of the program in weeks, as completed by a student attending full-time - 44.

Graduation rate38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 71%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Southern Texas Careers Academy is to provide our students with the knowledge and training necessary for career success in the beauty and wellness industry. By learning in an atmosphere of professionalism and excellence, students will gain a successful foundation for a satisfying career. The Academy strives to teach teamwork and respect while emphasizing the need for continued personal and professional growth in order to meet the highest standards of the profession.
Academic CalendarContinuous
Total FTE staff5
Instructional FTE2
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, less-than 2-year
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address601 East Nolana Suite C
McAllen, Texas, 78504-2569
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population141,000