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Study at South Texas College

South Texas College was established in 1993 as a public community college in McAllen, Texas. The college awards a number of bachelors and associates degrees in applied technology, applied science, and arts and science. There are over 15, 000 students enrolled at this college, and more than 1, 500 faculty and staff members. South Texas College has 5 separate campuses:
  • Pecan Campus (main)
  • Mid-Valley Campus
  • Ramiro R. Casso Nursing and Allied Health Campus
  • Starr County Campus
  • Technology Campus
South Texas College also offers dual Enrolment opportunities whereby high school students can simultaneously undergo college courses. There are also several business and industry training, and continuing and professional education programs on offer. The college has an Intramural Sports and Wellness Program which provides students with the opportunity to participate in various recreational sports and activities.

Profile of South Texas CollegeMcAllen, TX is home to South Texas College. McAllen is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at South Texas College go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in family and social work.

South Texas College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions. Since a large share of students are from out-of-state, you can assume the school has broad appeal.

Student Enrolment

South Texas College has 19, 827 enrolled students . The school has a large minority student population.

South Texas College Tuition and AffordabilitySouth Texas College is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees. South Texas College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts602interdisciplinary studies, general studies, social services, foreign language and literature, history, English, political science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine320registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Business and Management222business, business management
Family and Social Work144child development, child care provider, social work, public administration
Security and Law Enforcement88criminal justice and safety
Science88biology, chemistry, physics
Engineering Technician77computer engineering tech, drafting, computer systems tech, electronics tech
Medical Support and Technology65medical coding, medical assistant, radiographer, pharmacy tech
Computer Science and Engineering64computer and info science, computer science
Mechanics and Repair53HVAC, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
office and Administration26administrative assistant, office data entry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24occupational therapist assistant, health and physical Education
Fine Arts17fine arts
Medical administration12medical records tech, medical transcription
Production Trades11tool and die tech
Therapy and Counselling10physical therapist assistant
Law9legal assistant, legal secretary
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy
Hospitality0tourism and travel, hotel management
Education and Teaching0elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, middle school teaching, education, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Contact: South Texas CollegeSouth Texas College

3201 W Pecan

McAllen, TX 78502-9701

General Phone: (956) 872-8311


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