South Texas Vo Tech Institute

Overview of South Texas Vo Tech Institute

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute is found in Weslaco, TX. Weslaco is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at South Texas Vo-Tech Institute.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine, office and administration.

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Selectivity

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 206 in 2007-2008 at the school. South Texas Vo-Tech Institute has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Helping people achieve better lifestyles through career education."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting South Texas Vo-Tech Institute

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute
2419 E Haggar Ave
Weslaco , TX 78596
General Phone: (956) 969-1564

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South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine74nursing assistant, home health aide
Medical Administration30medical secretary
Medical Support and Technology18dental assistant, pharmacy tech, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Office and Administration16administrative assistant, general office occupations
Business and Management10accounting
Law0legal secretary, legal assistant
Family and Social Work0child development

Number of programs and degrees for South Texas Vo-Tech Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year14813
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years07

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, South Texas Vo-Tech Institute had a total enrollment of 206 students (353 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 2%
Hispanic 94%
Asian 1%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 11%
20-21 23%
22-24 17%
25-29 23%
30-34 12%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 91 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 37%

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Weslaco, 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.

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
South Texas Vo-Tech Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2548800)

South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

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

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Highlights

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What Sets South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Apart:

Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Minority % of student body
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Male % of student body
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%South Texas Vo-Tech Institute % of degrees in medical administration
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 10%South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%South Texas Vo-Tech Institute % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%South Texas Vo-Tech Institute % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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