Southwest Texas Junior College: Review & Facts

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Southwest Texas Junior College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,665 students enrolled. This school was established in 1946 and is the only college located in Uvalde, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
At Southwest Texas Junior College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Southwest Texas Junior College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Criminal Justice, Welding, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
26%
Bad
It is important 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 would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southwest Texas Junior College is extremely low at 26% (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
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Southwest Texas Junior College is very low - 29%.

Student to faculty ratio at SWTJS is reasonable: 23:1. Find out more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,600
Low
Average tuition price is very low - about $3,800 per year. The additional fees at Southwest Texas Junior College (not included in tuition costs) are about $800, which makes it a total of $4,600 a year.

Read the details about Southwest Texas Junior 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
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Southwest Texas Junior College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (830) 278-4401.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,200
Low
Southwest Texas Junior College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SWTJS, 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.

Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Southwest Texas Junior College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 300 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low, around $1,200 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Southwest Texas Junior College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwest Texas Junior College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwest Texas Junior College, 2401 Garner Field Rd, Uvalde, Texas 78801-6297, USA
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