Southwest Texas Junior College: Ranking & Review

United States

Southwest Texas Junior College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,6602,8273,833

2,721 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

797 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Southwest Texas Junior 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.

Southwest Texas Junior College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $5,060 and other expenses per full academic year.

Southwest Texas Junior College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 251 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,928$4,486
Fees for full-time undergraduates$870$870
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$59$178

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities507507
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians136136
Health Professions and Related Programs8888
Precision Production8181
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7474
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6060
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4040
Construction Trades2525
Personal and Culinary Services1515
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services77
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total1,0491,049

A total of 1,049 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southwest Texas Junior College.

Graduation rate29%34%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 62%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMission Statement: Southwest Texas Junior College is a comprehensive, public college serving eleven counties in Southwest Texas. The College provides accessible, affordable, high-quality education that prepares students to successfully transfer to senior colleges and universities; enter the job market; pursue their professional and personal goals; and contribute to the economic growth of the region.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff417
Instructional FTE152
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address2401 Garner Field Rd
Uvalde, Texas, 78801-6297
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote