General Information About San Antonio College
MISSION STATEMENT OF SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE San Antonio College is a public community college which provides for and supports the educational and lifelong learning needs of a multicultural community. As a leader in education, San Antonio College is committed to excellence in helping students reach their full potential by developing their academic competencies, critical thinking skills, communication proficiency, civic responsibility, and global awareness. San Antonio College fulfills its mission by offering the following: * Transfer education designed to provide students with the first two years of the bachelor's degree. * General education courses in the liberal arts and sciences to support all college degree programs. * Career preparation provided through a wide range of programs to prepare students for immediate employment. * Developmental studies for students needing to bring their basic skills to a level appropriate for college work. * Continuing education to offer a variety of training, licensure, and professional programs. * Strategic Enrollment Management that includes a uniform strategy to identify, attract, enroll, and retain students who reflect the population of our service area. * Academic support services that include a comprehensive learning resource center and basic skills activities that complement instruction. * Student support services to provide assessment, advising, counseling, tutoring, financial assistance, and social and cultural activities for all students, including those with special needs. * Promotion of cross-cultural understanding and appreciation through instructional and social activities that contribute to cultural awareness and interaction. * Involvement of business, industry, and professional groups in planning and revising educational programs to meet workforce needs. * An environment conducive to learning through an attractive physical campus and wellness oriented programs and services. * Continuous assessment of programs and services and the utilization of results for improvement. * Operation of the College within available fiscal resources to provide accountability to taxpayers of the District.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 58%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 31,597 Native American 117 Asian 942 African American 1,796 Hispanic 15,061 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 8,768 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0