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About San Jacinto College

San Jacinto College is a public, state school that was founded in 1961. It is not competitive to get into San Jacinto College. San Jacinto College enrolls 32,452 undergrads and no graduate students.

San Jacinto College does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

San Jacinto College Acceptance Rate 2021

Around 57% of applicants get into San Jacinto College each year. Last year, 12,946 students applied to San Jacinto College and 7,369 were admitted.

San Jacinto College Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at San Jacinto College

San Jacinto College does not offer early decision. San Jacinto College does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
In-State Tuition $4,050
Out-of-State $6,300

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to San Jacinto College.

Financial Aid at San Jacinto 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 asap. 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..

Dorms at San Jacinto College

Most San Jacinto College students live off campus.

The most popular organizations for San Jacinto College students to join are Phi Theta Kappa honor society, Phi Beta Lambda and Student Government Association. Fall Welcome Mixer, Emerging Leaders Series, and and Discovery Lecture Series are the best-attended events on campus.

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

How Do I Get Into San Jacinto College?

San Jacinto College is considered not competitive to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays.

Does San Jacinto College Require the ACT or SAT?

San Jacinto College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, .

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. San Jacinto College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is San Jacinto College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at San Jacinto College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at San Jacinto College, around 63% return for their sophomore year.

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 Outcomes and Student Debt

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 San Jacinto College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is San Jacinto College a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for San Jacinto College?

San Jacinto College's endowment was valued at $7,347,965 in 2021. The school spends $9,315 for each full-time student enrolled.

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Where is San Jacinto College?

San Jacinto College is located in the suburban setting of Pasadena, Texas , less than an hour from Houston.

If you want 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

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Wondering what life at San Jacinto College is like? There are approximately 32,452 students enrolled at San Jacinto College. 28% 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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