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San Antonio Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

San Antonio Colleges and Schools

Colleges in San Antonio, Texas

There are at least 36 colleges in San Antonio, listed and described below. These schools represent 94,524 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 93,814 full-time students, and a reported 7,984 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio College, Northwest Vista College and St Philips College.

We also provide an extensive list of Texas Colleges.

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The Art Institutes system of schools


San Antonio, TX

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Business
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Milan Institute


San Antonio, TX

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

  • Program Categories: Cosmetology
  • Degrees: Diploma

Brightwood College


San Antonio, TX

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
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San Antonio Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Baptist University of the Americas
8019 Pan Am Expwy
San Antonio, TX 78224-1336

  • Programs: theological and ministerial studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 195 students, 141 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 176 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Mims Classic Beauty College
5121 Blanco Rd
San Antonio, TX 78216-8216

  • Programs: cosmetology, facial treatment, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 73 students, 52 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Northwest Vista College
3535 North West Ellison Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, liberal arts and sciences, education, general studies, registered nursing, psychology, community health services, biology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 10,329 students, 11,090 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

Palo Alto College
1400 Villaret
San Antonio, TX 78224-2499

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, psychology, pre-nursing, criminal justice and safety, business management, veterinary assistant, communication studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 7,662 students, 8,500 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

San Antonio Beauty College 3
4130 Naco Perrin
San Antonio, TX 78217

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 115 students, 111 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

San Antonio Beauty College 4
2423 Jamar Ste 2
San Antonio, TX 78226

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor, personal grooming, make-up artist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 67 students, 64 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

San Antonio College
1300 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212-4299

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, liberal arts and sciences, child development, fire protection tech, office data entry, interdisciplinary studies, real estate, graphic design
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 19,819 students, 23,943 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Southwest School of Business and Technical Careers-San Antonio
602 W. Southcross
San Antonio, TX 78221-0138

  • Programs: medical assistant, accounting technology, medical office assistant, general office occupations, pharmacy tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 134 students, 386 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

St Philips College
1801 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX 78203-2098

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, liberal arts and sciences, automobile mechanics, registered nursing, radiographer, medical coding, business management, HVAC tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9,256 students, 11,798 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

SW School of Business and Technical Careers-Cosmetology
2402 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212-1901

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 21 students, 54 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in San Antonio with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
4440 Piedras Drive South, Suite 200
San Antonio, TX 78228

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 306 students, 439 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Oblate School of Theology
285 Oblate Dr
San Antonio, TX 78216-6693

  • Programs: theological and ministerial studies, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's.
  • Student Body: 180 students, 108 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio
411 SW 24th St
San Antonio, TX 78207-4689

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, psychology, social work, curriculum and instruction, communication disorders, early childhood education, accounting and finance, education
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,608 students, 2,060 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 569 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 420-510. Math: 430-520.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

St Marys University
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, TX 78228-8572

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, international relations, biology, business management, public administration, psychology, communication studies, family studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 3,920 students, 2,778 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,199 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-570. Math: 480-580. Writing: 450-560.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-1644

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: interdisciplinary studies, biology, psychology, finance, criminal justice and safety, accounting, marketing, business management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 28,533 students, 22,957 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,054 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-550. Math: 460-570. Writing: 430-530.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: medicine, EMT paramedic, registered nursing, dentistry, health service and sciences, nurse practitioner, physical therapy, dental hygienist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 2,868 students, 1,728 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Trinity University
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: accounting, communication studies, finance, Spanish language, health care facilities management, marketing, political science, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,686 students, 2,613 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,829 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 590-690. Math: 610-690.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, business administration, registered nursing, education, elementary school teaching, liberal arts and sciences, human resources, organizational behavior
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 5,752 students, 4,992 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,157 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 420-530. Math: 430-540. Writing: 420-520.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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