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Shift Your Career into High Gear

Our academic programs are built with your future career in mind. Choose from over 200 degree and certificate programs, ranging in length from one semester or less to two years to complete. At San Jac, we will prepare you for advancement in your current career or help you shift to a new career.

Why Adult Learners Choose San Jac

  1. Affordable Tuition

    San Jac has a flat tuition model, with no fees, so you know the total up-front cost. We also offer scholarships, grants, and other aid to help you pay.

  2. Career Support and Job Placements

    We’re confident that your education will set you up for career success, and we’ll help you get there. Services such as career assessments and job and internship placement support are designed to get you into your dream job as quickly as possible. 

  3. Child Care Assistance

    Don’t let access to childcare get in the way of your family’s future. We’re here to help you and your children get the quality education and care you deserve. We offer child care grants, as well as additional support resources for student-parents.

  4. Five Convenient Campus Locations

    Wherever you live or work in Houston, Clear Lake, Summerwood, Pearland, Friendswood, Deer Park, North Shore, and surrounding communities, San Jacinto College is nearby. 

  5. Flexible Learning Options

    Learn wherever, whenever is best for you. San Jac offers flexible class formats to help you start the upcoming semester, including in-person, online, and hybrid. We offer 60 degrees and certificates fully online for ultimate flexibility. 



Did you take a break from college? Check this out!

Our Last Step Scholarship is designed for returning students who need financial help to complete their degree or certificate. 

Scholarship Qualifications

  • Must be at least 24 years old.
  • Must have completed at least half of the credits needed to earn a credential. For example, 15 credits for a certificate or 30 credits for an associate degree.
  • Must have stopped attending college for a minimum of one full semester (the fall or spring semester).
  • Must apply for financial aid to qualify for the scholarship.

Scholarship opportunities for fall:

  • Open: Feb. 15
  • Close: April 15 (priority), July 30

An Application Process Designed with YOU in Mind

San Jac is for everyone—adult learners included. Whether you’re returning to San Jac or attending for the first time, we’ve got you covered. 

Returning Student

No problem! We would love to welcome you back to San Jac. Get more info about the readmission process and connect with advisors.

New Student
We’re here to help you get started! Learn about the admission steps, explore our programs, and hear more about why students choose San Jac.