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About Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College is a public school in an urban setting in San Antonio, Texas. Palo Alto College was founded in 1987 and now enrolls around 8,376 students a year, including 8,376 undergrads.

There are 24 undergraduate students for every full-time Palo Alto College professor.

2021 Palo Alto College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $6,450
Out-of-State $13,980

2022 Palo Alto College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Palo Alto College Early Admission

Palo Alto College does not offer early decision or early action.

Palo Alto College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Palo Alto College. The acceptance rate at Palo Alto College is 0%. Out of 1,354 applications received in 2021, 1,354 students were offered admission . ### Palo Alto College Waitlist 2021

Palo Alto College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Palo Alto College?

Palo Alto College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Palo Alto College, applicants must submit the following items.

Palo Alto College Application Requirements

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Palo Alto College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Palo Alto College.

Palo Alto College Waitlist

Palo Alto College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does Palo Alto College Require Test Scores?

Palo Alto College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does Palo Alto College Provide On-Campus Housing?Palo Alto College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Palo Alto College students are active in the school's Catholic Campus Ministries, International Club and Veterinary Technician Association.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Palo Alto College.

Financial Aid at Palo Alto College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is Palo Alto College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Palo Alto College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Palo Alto College, around 62% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Palo Alto College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Palo Alto College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Palo Alto College a good school for you?

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Where is Palo Alto College Located?

Palo Alto College is located in the urban setting of San Antonio, Texas.

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College Info

1400 West Villaret San Antonio, TX 78224-2499

Campus Setting: Urban

Palo Alto College Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Palo Alto College is like? There are approximately 8,376 students enrolled at Palo Alto College. 18% percent of students attend school full-time.


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