St. Philip's College: Narrative Description

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1801 Martin Luther King Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78203-2098
Tel: (210)531-3200
Admissions: (210)531-3303
Fax: (210)531-4831
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District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Alamo Community College District System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1898. Setting: 16-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 10,164. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. Full-time: 4,575 students, 58% women, 42% men. Part-time: 5,589 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 8 other countries, 0.5% Native American, 48% Hispanic, 17% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 48% 25 or older, 10% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1140 full-time, $38 per hour part-time. State resident tuition: $2280 full-time, $76 per hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4560 full-time, $152 per hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $258 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 25 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Delta Epsilon Chi, Radiography Club, Respiratory Therapy Club, Diagnostic Imaging Club. Major annual events: Culture Fest, Hispanic Heritage Month, Black Heritage Month. Student services: health clinic, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. St. Philip's College Learning Resource Center plus 1 other with 112,197 books, 910,880 microform titles, 577 serials, 11,300 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 885 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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