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San Jacinto College – Central Campus

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 41,296
  • In-District:*
  • 41.3%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 36.8%
  • Full-time:**
  • 36.9%
  • Female:
  • 53.6%
  • Male:
  • 46.4%
  • Anglo:
  • 45.3%
  • Hispanic:
  • 32.6%
  • African American:
  • 11.7%
  • Asian:
  • 5.8%
  • Native American:
  • 0.5%
  • International:
  • 3.1%
  • Other:
  • 1.2%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. William H. Lindemann, Jr., Chancellor
4624 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, Texas 77504
(281) 998-6100

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $41.13

Nonresident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $66.13

Program Description

San Jacinto Community College District (SJC) offers both university transfer and career (technical) programs.

University Transfer: For students interested in obtaining a four-year degree, SJC offers courses that will provide the first two years of a degree in education, science, mathematics, liberal arts and other academic areas. SJC has formal articulation agreements with many colleges and universities, including Ashford University, Capella University, Prairie View A&M University, Sam Houston State University, Texas Southern University, Texas Tech University, the University of Houston College of Technology, the University of Houston System, University of Houston - Air Force ROTC, University of Houston - Clear Lake, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Texas at Permian Basin. These agreements and additional memoranda of understanding ensure that all credits taken by SJC students will apply toward a bachelor’s degree.

Career Programs: SJC offers a variety of career technical programs and majors that lead directly to the job market, including Associate of Applied Sciences, Certificate Programs and Occupational Certificate programs.Examples of programs that can be completed in one or two years include:

  • nursingSJC offers a one-year vocational nursing certificate and one- and two-year associate degrees in nursing designed to prepare students for entry-level as well as advanced positions in the health care industry.
  • information technology (IT) – IT programs prepare students for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage and communicate information. SJC offers certificates and degrees in applications programming, Web applications development, desktop support, network administration (both MS and Cisco specialties), security and database design. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has cited the North Campus program as exemplary.
  • automotive technologySJC offers certificates and degrees for entry-level, factory-certified automotive technicians in Chrysler’s College Automotive Program, Honda’s Professional Automotive Career Training, Ford Motors’ Automotive Student Service Educational Training, General Motors’ Automotive Service Educational Program and Toyota’s Technical Education Network. Students who maintain a 3.0 grade-point average have the option of transferring from a generic program to either a BMW or Mercedes-Benz factory program.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 2,409
  • Associates:
  • 1,693
  • Certificates:
  • 716

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only56239.4%1,37387.3%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)57940.6%322.0%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)17112.0%130.8%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)614.3%613.9%
Not Found523.6%946.0%
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