College Deliberately: South Texas College

South Texas College is a very large, public, four-year College that emphasizes culture, career and research located in the city of McAllen, TX. It is known for General Studies, Computer and Information Sciences and Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies.

South Texas College

place 3201 W Pecan, McAllen, TX 78502-9701
phone Phone: (956) 872-8311
web Web: https://www.southtexascollege.edu
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South Texas College Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1995-01-01 2021-06-14
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Last updated: 2021-07-20

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Student Centeredness

2.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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South Texas College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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