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San Jacinto College

Pasadena, TX 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About San Jacinto College

San Jacinto College Overview

San Jacinto College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Pasadena, Texas. San Jacinto College was founded in 1961 and the school currently enrolls around 31,577 students a year, which includes 31,577 undergrads.

Student Involvement at San Jacinto College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of San Jacinto College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? San Jacinto College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

San Jacinto College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? San Jacinto College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at San Jacinto College on the Student Life page.

2022 San Jacinto College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 6%
In-State Tuition $4,050
Out-of-State $6,300
Percent of Need Met 28.4%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,583

Is San Jacinto College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what San Jacinto College offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at San Jacinto College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 61% of students who start at San Jacinto College return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook San Jacinto College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Recent San Jacinto College grads have an average starting salary of $17,410 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

San Jacinto College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

San Jacinto College's endowment was valued at $7.3 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $9,315 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at San Jacinto College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

San Jacinto College meets 28.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,583 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at San Jacinto College.

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

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Where is San Jacinto College Located?

San Jacinto College is located in the suburban setting of Pasadena, Texas, in the suburbs of Houston.

If you would like to see San Jacinto College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take East Sam Houston Parkway, Gulf Freeway (I-45) to Pasadena, or book a flight to the nearest airport, William P. Hobby.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what San Jacinto College and Pasadena are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4624 Fairmont Parkway Pasadena, TX 77504-3323

Campus Setting: Suburban

San Jacinto College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to San Jacinto College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to San Jacinto College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

San Jacinto College ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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26 and Above


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San Jacinto College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

540 - 600


Reading SAT Range

520 - 600

San Jacinto College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at San Jacinto College is like? There are approximately 31,577 students enrolled at San Jacinto College. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from TX and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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