South Texas College 1

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PO Box 9701

McAllen, TX 78501-9701

Phone: (956) 872-8311
2012-2013 Tuition
rolling admission

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South Texas College is a public institution. It has a urban setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,045 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $7,170 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Our Commitment to Hidalgo and Starr Counties Vision
A better quality of life for our communities.

South Texas College is a public institution of higher education meeting the diverse educational and workforce needs of the people of Hidalgo and Starr counties.

Core Values
Student Success, Excellence, Integrity, Community, Opportunity.

Guiding Principles
Be a premier learning-centered higher education institution where student and
community success are paramount; serve as the cornerstone for the economic vitality of South Texas; foster an environment for the students and community to achieve a better quality of life; nurture a culture where collaboration is valued and achievement is recognized.

Institutional Statement of Purpose
South Texas College achieves its mission and demonstrates commitment to
its core values by being a learning-centered college offering a variety of
educational programs, services, and opportunities designed to:
Develop a prepared workforce by offering programs leading to employment in todays businesses and industries;provide quality education by offering college courses in the arts, sciences and technology for those pursuing certificates and associate or baccalaureate degrees;encourage life-long learning by offering workforce training and continuing education courses for those interested in changing careers, upgrading skills, or seeking personal enrichment;promote student success by providing student-centered services; provide effective developmental education to prepare students to attain their educational goals.In the pursuit of its institutional purpose, South Texas College is committed to:providing an accessible and effective learning environment; fostering leadership in our communities; capitalizing on the unique strengths of a multi-cultural environment; promoting regional economic growth and prosperity; partnering with business and industry and other educational institutions;creating a supportive collegial work environment.

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When applying to South Texas College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling.

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Academic Life

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Campus Info & Services

South Texas College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and day care. South Texas College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at South Texas College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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In-state tuition and fees $6,045 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $7,170 (2012-13)
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