San Antonio College

San Antonio College

San Antonio College, or SAC, is a comprehensive community college that is a part of the Alamo Community College District. Established in 192, SAC is located on San Pedro Avenue, across the San Pedro Park, near downtown San Antonio. SAC is the oldest two-year public college in Texas. The college campus is 37 acres.

SAC provides academic, vocational and professional education that allow students to pursue their education at a university or a four-year college. It offers more than 60 different associate degrees and over 65 certificate programs.

San Antonio College also publishes "The Ranger", which is an award winning student newspaper.

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San Antonio College
1300 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio , TX 78212-4299
General Phone: (210) 733-2000

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San Antonio College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine311EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Liberal Arts310sign language translation, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, sociology, history, ...
Security and Law Enforcement126corrections, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Business and Management109business, business management, accounting technology, banking
Family and Social Work105adult development and aging, child development, child care management, public administration
Office and Administration85administrative assistant, office data entry
Therapy and Counseling50psychology, communication disorders, substance abuse counseling
Computer Science and Engineering43computer programming, system administration, network management, computer security
Real Estate and Construction Management38real estate
Design38graphic design
Medical Support and Technology28dental assistant, dental lab tech, medical assistant
Media28journalism, radio and television
Funeral and Mortuary Science22funeral and mortuary, funeral direction
Engineering Technician18architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, occupational safety tech, CAD and design, mechanical drafting
Law15legal assistant, court reporting
Music9music, music management
Science9physical sciences
Fine Arts7fine arts
Photography and Commercial Art5photography
Education and Teaching5education, teacher ed, teacher aide
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Architecture and Planning2architecture
Medical Administration2medical transcription

Number of programs and degrees for San Antonio College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,02556
Award of less than 1 academic year34721
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years52

San Antonio College Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Antonio College had a total enrollment of 19,819 students (23,943 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 42%
Black 5%
Hispanic 48%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 19%
20-21 19%
22-24 17%
25-29 16%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


San Antonio College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 59 %

San Antonio College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of San Antonio, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

San Antonio College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,122
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,762
Books and supplies $ 1,350

Financial Aid:
San Antonio College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 916300)

San Antonio College Faculty

San Antonio College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
Lecturercalendar year13$19,90817$26,435
All faculty totalcalendar year13$19,90820$34,155

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year75$79,54458$75,933
Associate professoracademic year38$74,81436$69,947
Assistant professoracademic year44$62,83934$65,432
Instructoracademic year43$55,61864$54,748
Lectureracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year201$69,615192$65,889

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

San Antonio College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
System Administration/Administrator
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Public Administration

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Direction/Service
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
American History (United States)
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Photography And Commercial Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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