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Why should you choose San Jacinto College? For starters, we strive for the highest levels of excellence in every aspect of the College, from academics and athletics to student support and activities. What really sets us apart from the pack is our mindset.
Everything we are and everything we do is geared toward one thing – making sure that you succeed, no matter what your goals may be.
Student success is at the heart of every decision we make at San Jacinto College; everything we do, we do with our students in mind. With three different locations there’s a convenient location near you. Surrounded by the monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for 50 years. We are committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of more than 30,000 students.
With more than 200 degree and certificate options there’s something for everyone at San Jac, whether you want to become a nurse, automotive technician, or audio visual engineer. Check out our areas of study to discover what program will help you reach your career goals. Not exactly sure what you want to do? No problem! Head over to one of our Career Centers and take a career assessment quiz to help you choose your path. Our career centers can also help you find a part-time job while you are attending school, or assist with job placement after you graduate.
Whether you are looking to obtain your associate degree, pick up your basics, complete a course or certificate program so that you can get that raise you are after, or continue your education with professional development, we can help! Why shouldn’t you benefit from the College’s workforce training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of ever-changing industry in our region?
San Jac has a variety of education options available for you. Attend regular 16-week courses, or speed up the learning process with our 12- or 8-week terms, take advantage of our minimester courses, or get your degree on the weekend. We’ve got classes starting year-round, including spring and holiday mini courses. At San Jac you can take advantage of regular classroom instruction, online courses, or hybrid courses that feature a combination of online and classroom instruction. Whatever your learning style is, we can accommodate you. At San Jacinto College you’ll attend smaller classes where you receive personal attention from dedicated instructors.
There’s no doubt about it, San Jac is affordable. Scholarships and financial aid are available. During the 2010-2011 Academic Year, San Jac students received a total of $54.4 million in financial aid.
However, there is more to San Jac than just academics - at San Jac you’ll be immersed in an enriching student experience, with spirited campuses that give you access to outstanding student organizations, arts, championship athletics, and special academic opportunities, including an Honors Program.
We also partner closely with universities across Texas to provide a clear path for transfer students. Whether you are coming or going, we’ve got you covered. We even have special agreements with some of the biggest universities in Texas – complete the requirements at San Jac and you are guaranteed admission to most Texas institutions. Through Transfer 101, your next step to a Texas University is closer than you think.
Whatever you need, whatever you seek, it’s here for you – and we are here to help you every step of the way. When you enroll at San Jac, our people become your greatest asset, and we are committed to helping you achieve your goals, whether personal or professional. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your application right now!