Texas State Technical College West Texas: Narrative Description

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300 College Dr.
Sweetwater, TX 79556-4108
Tel: (915)235-7300
Free: 800-592-8784
Admissions: (915)235-7374
Fax: (915)235-7359
Web Site: http://www.sweetwater.tstc.edu/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Texas State Technical College System. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 115-acre small town campus. Endowment: $50,000. Research spending 2003-04: $149,343. Educational spending 2003-04: $4260 per student. Total enrollment: 1,628. Students come from 5 states and territories, 2 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 24% Hispanic, 5% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 53% 25 or older, 29% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, THEA. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2385 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $7065 full-time. Mandatory fees: $435 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room and board: $3600. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Mexican-American Student Club, Auto Tech 2000, Vocational Nursing Club. Major annual events: Techsan Day, Valentine's Dinner and Dance, Halloween Party. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing designed to accommodate 212 students; 213 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Texas State Technical College Library with 12,449 books, 36,467 microform titles, 6,102 serials, 102,316 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $189,409. 500 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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