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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,000 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
N/A Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
31.7% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
427 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at South Texas College is $2,330, which is $4,661 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $3,000, which is 128% of the cost for in-state students, and is $15,376 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $1,892.

In 2016, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 0% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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South Texas College has a total enrollment of 33,700 students. The full-time enrollment at South Texas College is 10,699 students and the part-time enrollment is 23,001. This means that 31.7% of students enrolled at South Texas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South Texas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% White, 0.86% Asian, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.15% Two or More Races, 0.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at South Texas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (16.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13%) and White Male (0.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 1,007 more women than men graduated from South Texas College. The majority of students graduating from South Texas College are Hispanic or Latino. These 5,510 graduates mean that there were 34.2 times more Hispanic or Latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 161 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at South Texas College is General Business Administration & Management with 134 graduates, followed by Health Care Administration & Management with 79 graduates and General Computer & Information Sciences with 26 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at South Texas College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Precision Production, with 289 graduates, followed by Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services with 934 graduates and Mechanical Technologies with 230 graduates.


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South Texas College has an endowment valued at nearly $339,446, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $144,206 (42.5%), compared to the N/A average return ($0 on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, South Texas College had a total expenditure of $169M. Of that $169M, they spent $77.7M on salaries and $21.3M on benefits.

South Texas College employs 497 Instructors, 36 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at South Texas College are Male Instructors (296), Female Instructors (201), and Male Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Texas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 184 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 124 employees, and Management with 116 employees.



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