St Philip's College


St. Philip’s College, first established in 1898, is a part of the Alamo Community College District. It serves a wide variety of students in certificate, degree, and four-year transfer programs in and around San Antonio, Texas.


Information Summary

Ranks 110th in Texas and 2162nd overall. See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list
Overall Score (about) 61.1
Total Cost On-Campus Attendance $4,311
Admission Success rate N/A
Student Ratio Students-to-Faculty 8 : 1
Retention (full-time / part-time) 56% / 40%
Enrollment Total (all students) 11,590


The institution offers degree programs under four broad heads:

  • Arts and Science
  • Applied Science and Technology
  • Continuing Education
  • Health Sciences

The Department of Behavioral Sciences under the Arts and Science section offers associate’s degree programs in psychology and philosophy. Students can obtain Associate of Applied Science degrees in Biomedical Equipment Technology, Computer Maintenance Technology and Computer Maintenance. The college offers a vocational nursing program that prepares graduates to become entry-level Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN).

Students unable to attend on-campus classes can have their needs met through distance education programs, Internet courses, telecourses, and video conferencing classes.

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Admissions are open. Applicants are required to complete a student data form and submit their high school graduation transcript or GED certificate. First timers in college need to fill in the Apply Texas application form. Official college transcripts are required in the case of migrating students. Applicants must sit for the assessment test and submit their respective scores. It is recommended that the students should take help from a professional advisor, counselor or faculty advisor before the admission process starts rolling.

Financial Aid

Alamo Community College District Foundation offers a number of scholarship programs to eligible students including the San Antonio Livestock Exposition program, Hispanic Organization for Public Employees (HOPE) Scholarship, and Hispanic Contractors Association Scholarship. Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal loans and grants, as well as state aid and certain other financial aid awards. Students who apply should be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen with a high school diploma or a GED certificate. On campus work-study programs are also available for students who need financial aid.

Undergraduate students can apply for the Federal Pell Grant Program, Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Program, Academic Competitiveness Grant, and Leveraging Educational Assistance Program.

The St. Philip’s College General Scholarship and Artemisia Bowden Memorial Scholarship recognize academic merit. Students graduating from an accredited Texas high school can opt for the Texas Excellence Opportunity Grant. Two other awards, the Texas Public Education Grant and the Texas Public Education Grant for Continuing Education, are strictly given to Texas residents.

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The student life department aims at enhancing college experience via various co-curricular activities. Students can enroll in the Students Leadership Board, which prepares new leaders for varied challenges of life. African American Men on the Move is a student organization aimed at developing a positive self-image and addressing issues pertaining to African American men.

The Learning Resources Center is the official library on campus. It offers a collection of books, audio-visual materials and audio books. The Turbon Student Center has a student lounge and recreational area. It also provides laptop computers designated for personal use. Students are allowed to surf the Internet, check and write e-mail, and perform other recreational tasks. Occasionally the main floor of the Turbon Student Center is the venue for programs, activities and performances. Stage area is reserved for billiards, arcade games, and dominoes. Students can relax in the multi-purpose pennant room.

The Glam & Ham Squad is a unique way to involve the students in popularizing the college and its activities. The school also hosts the CultureFest, an official Fiesta San Antonio event that celebrates the cultural influences of the institution.

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Extramural sport activities include men’s basketball and women’s volleyball. The college also offers a health and fitness center with an open gym for faculty, administrators, staff, and students.

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