In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
South Texas College is ranked #591 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when South Texas College held the #931 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
South Texas College also holds the #29 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.
South Texas College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
The student to faculty ratio at South Texas College is 23 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at South Texas College is 59%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At South Texas College this rate is 56%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at South Texas College is 9%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 28,233 undergraduates at South Texas College with 8,806 being full-time and 19,427 being part-time.
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of South Texas College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At South Texas College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $2,755 a year. That adds up to $11,020 over four years for those students.
Contact details for South Texas College are given below.
|Address:||3201 W. Pecan, McAllen, TX 78501|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||274||$28,577|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||92||$25,741|
|Computer Information Systems||80||$35,074|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||NA|
|Electrical & Power Transmission Installers||0||NA|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||NA|
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2020-2021, 16,865 students took at least one online class at South Texas College. This is a decrease from the 26,529 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.