South Plains College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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South Plains College is a large two-year, public school with 9,130 students enrolled. This college was established in 1959 and is the only institution located in Levelland, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
80
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at South Plains College.

SPC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 80 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical, Business, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
42%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at South Plains College is very low at 42% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at South Plains College is very low: 22%. Roughly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at South Plains College is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,700
Low
Average tuition costs are extremely low, $2,100 a year. The additional fees at SPC beyond tuition are roughly $1,600; this totals $3,700 per year.

Read the details about South Plains College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to South Plains College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (806) 894-9611 or check South Plains College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
South Plains College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SPC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
South Plains College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, South Plains College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

South Plains College Location and Maps



Post Address: South Plains College, 1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336, USA
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