San Jacinto Community College

San Jacinto Community College

San Jacinto College, or SJC, is a comprehensive community college system located in the Greater Houston area of Texas. Founded in 1961, the central campus is situated in Pasadena, Texas. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in several fields of study.

San Jacinto College offers both intercollegiate and recreational sports programs. The intercollegiate sports include men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's soccer, women's softball and women's volleyball. Some of the graduates of the college have gone on to become eminent personalities including Patrick Swayze, movie actor; Steve Francis, NBA player; and Sam Cassell - NBA Guard.

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San Jacinto Community College
8060 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena , TX 77501-2007
General Phone: (281) 998-6150

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San Jacinto Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts473foreign language and literature, English, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, cartography, sociology, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine356EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management354business, business management, accounting, international business, MIS
Medical Support and Technology248medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, mental health services tech, optometric tech ...
Science146biology, biotechnology, physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Mechanics and Repair105HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Beauty and Cosmetology100cosmetology, facial treatment, cosmetoloty instructor
Family and Social Work93child development, child care management, public administration
Engineering Technician84electronics tech, instrumentation tech, occupational safety tech, construction engineering tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering75computer and info science, computer programming, network management, webmastering
Science and Laboratory Technician73chemical tech
Security and Law Enforcement54criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Therapy and Counseling44psychology, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Real Estate and Construction Management39real estate
Office and Administration33office data entry
Medical Administration32medical records tech, medical secretary
Media29journalism, radio and TV tech
Production Trades27welding
Construction Trades25power transmission
Transportation23commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations
Cooking and Culinary Arts21chef training, food prep and kitchen assistant
Design21interior design
Law15legal assistant
Art Studies12art studies
Photography and Commercial Art11commercial art, film studies
Engineering11engineering mechanics
Drama and Performing Arts10drama
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3health and physical education, dietitian assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,81268
Award of less than 1 academic year19421
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years59141

San Jacinto Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Jacinto Community College had a total enrollment of 23,805 students (11,650 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 11%
Hispanic 33%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 24%
20-21 21%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

San Jacinto Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 44 %

San Jacinto Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pasadena, 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 Jacinto Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,176
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,776
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
San Jacinto Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 360902)

San Jacinto Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year24$74,60154$72,007
All faculty totalcalendar year24$74,60154$72,007

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year172$57,555164$56,588
All faculty totalacademic year172$57,555164$56,588

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

San Jacinto Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant

Interior Design

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

Engineering Mechanics

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

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

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Optometric Technician/Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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