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1801 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX 78203-2098
p. 210-486-2000
w. www.alamo.edu/spc/

St Philip's College

St Philip's College Rating: 4.3/5 (10 votes)

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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.


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.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4502nd for the average student loan amount.
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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.

Student Enrollment Demographics


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.

Information Summary

Ranks 161st in Texas and 2825th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 2 0.02
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 4,672 0.34
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 89 0.01
Forcible Rape 492 0.04
Robbery 1,785 0.13
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 15,334 1.13
Larceny 59,641 4.40
Vehicle theft 5,893 0.43

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near San Antonio, TX 78203-2098
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population5,845 (5,845 urban / N/A rural)
Households1,886 (3.06 people per house)
Median Household Income$20,357
Families1,311 (3.72 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District4835

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 3304th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $2,008 $5,470 $10,660
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $30 $30 $162
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $67 $182 $355
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $4,034 $7,496 $12,818
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $17,284 $20,746 $26,068
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $9,248 $12,710 $18,032

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $1,952 $2,038 $3,632 $5,500 $6,992 $10,822
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,900(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $7,552 $7,642
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,797(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,797(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 8 144 725 35 1 493 4 1,435
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 2 12 5 19
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 1 8 5 14
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 2 3 36 1 18 61
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 1 4 31 2 17 57
American Government and Politics (United States)
Analytical Chemistry
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 13 2 15
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 38 1 22 1 64
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 14 1 15
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 1 1 1 2 5
Biomedical Technology/Technician 2 7 1 4 14
Business Administration and Management, General 4 7 13 24
Business/Commerce, General 1 4 10 1 3 19
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 4 4 8
Chemistry, General 2 1 3
Child Development 2 4 1 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 3 2 3 3 11
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 1 8 2 11
Computer Science 1 1
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 3 4
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 4 28 1 8 41
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 1 1
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 7 3 10
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 2 6 4 12
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 6 41 4 34 87
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General 3 3 6
Design and Visual Communications, General 1 1
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 2 7 1 7 18
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 9 12 23
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Economics, General 5 7 6 18
Education, General 3 4 1 8
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Electrician 23 1 6 30
Engineering, General 3 3 7
English Language and Literature, General 1 1 2
Environmental Science
Fine/Studio Arts, General 3 3
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 2 1 3
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 1 10 1 4 16
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 2 1 2 5
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 47 4 22 75
Histologic Technician
History, General 2 2
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 1 2 4 7
Illustration 1 1
Instrumentation Technology/Technician 8 2 10
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 2 7 3 12
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary 1 1 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 28 69 1 41 146
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 16 62 4 1 50 1 137
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 3 36 2 12 1 57
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Mathematics, General 3 1 5
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 1 1 2
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 8 17 1 23 49
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Music, General
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Occupational Therapist Assistant 5 18 23
Operations Management and Supervision
Philosophy 1 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 1 8 14 23
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter 4 1 5
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies 9 13 10 32
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 1 1
Psychology, General 1 3 4
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 3 19 2 26 50
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 7 22 1 16 47
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 2 9 10 21
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 4 2 7 13
Rhetoric and Composition
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
Social Work 1 1
Sociology 2 1 3
Surgical Technology/Technologist 1 4 3 8
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 2 11 2 15
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 1 2 5 8
Tourism and Travel Services Management 1 2 4
Welding Technology/Welder 11 17 28

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2494th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $58,082 ($57,181 male / $43,350 female)
Number of FT Faculty 172 (94 male / 78 female)
Number of PT Faculty 1,077
FT Faculty Ratio 0.2 : 1
Total Benefits $4,572,870

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