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Study at Southwest Texas Junior College

Southwest Texas Junior College is a comprehensive, public, two-year college, located in Uvalde, Texas. The college comprises four campuses, which serve eleven counties in southwest Texas. These campuses are situated in Uvalde County, Del Rio, Maverick County and Crystal City. The college offers an array of degrees and programs to its students. SWTJC's athletic department fields both men's and women's sports teams, which participate in a variety of sports and are nicknamed the Cowboys. The campuses are also home to several student clubs and organizations like the Catholic clubs, Gaming club and the Education club.

Profile of Southwest Texas Junior CollegeThe main campus of Southwest Texas Junior College is in Uvalde, TX (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public school. Southwest Texas Junior College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching, family and social work, and liberal arts.

Southwest Texas Junior College Selectivity

Southwest Texas Junior College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Southwest Texas Junior College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 4, 716 enrolled students. Southwest Texas Junior College has a larger minority student population than most schools.

Student Life
The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Southwest Texas Junior College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts252general studies
Education and Teaching55elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher aide
Business and Management51business management, international business
Mechanics and Repair48diesel mechanics, autobody repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
Family and Social Work45child development, public administration
Computer Science and Engineering25computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Engineering Technician20construction engineering tech
Beauty and Cosmetology17cosmetology
office and Administration15office data entry
Conservation and Resource Management8wildlife management
Production Trades7welding
Agricultural Science and Management2agricultural operations
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew
Contact: Southwest Texas Junior CollegeSouthwest Texas Junior College

2401 Garner Field Rd

Uvalde, TX 78801-6297

General Phone: (830) 278-4401

http://www.swtjc. net

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