Southwest Texas Junior College is a two-year institution with its main campus in Uvalde, in Texas Foothills Country, equidistant between San Antonio and the border with Mexico. With two other campuses in Del Rio and Eagle Pass, plus facilities in Pearsall and Crystal City, STJC continues to expand its focus while delivering career-oriented curriculum to local students. The address in Uvalde is 2401 Garner Field Road.
Academic coursework is offered on a number of levels. For students hoping to complete a two-year degree and transfer to a university or 4-year college, the Associate of the Arts Degree, the Associate of Business and the Associate of Applied Science are offered. An average grade of C or better will be required of students in order to graduate.
Degree programs include Criminal Justice, Engineering, Child Development, Business, Computer Science and Education (Early Childhood, Secondary or Elementary). Each of these degrees will include the completion of standardized coursework as well as the specialized classes of a major. The technical programs at Southwest Texas Junior College are extensive and may lead to a diploma or a certificate in the field. Options include Air Conditioning Tech, Cosmetology, Computer Information Systems, Management, Teacher Aide, Welding, Vocational Nursing and Wildlife Management, among many others.
Other Workforce Training programs and Continuing Ed classes are also offered.