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San Jacinto Community College is a public institution situated in Pasadena, Texas. Pasadena is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

355 Undergraduate Degrees

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San Jacinto Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

San Jacinto College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Online Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at San Jacinto College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Computer Programming Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Computer Programming Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Computer Programming Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is San Jacinto Community College?

Location of San Jacinto Community College

Contact details for San Jacinto College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505
Phone: 281-998-6150

How Do I Get Into San Jacinto College?

You can apply to San Jacinto College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to San Jacinto Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford San Jacinto Community College?

4% Take Out Loans
5.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At San Jacinto College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,990 a year. That adds up to $11,960 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at San Jacinto College is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

San Jacinto Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,244 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
73% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 32,452 undergraduate students at San Jacinto College, with 9,244 being full-time and 23,208 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  San Jacinto College

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,244 full-time undergraduates at San Jacinto College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  San Jacinto College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of San Jacinto Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of San Jacinto College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 529
Black or African American 678
Hispanic or Latino 5,319
White 2,141
International Students 218
Other Races/Ethnicities 359

Over 76 countries are represented at San Jacinto College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nepal, and India.

Online Learning at San Jacinto Community College

3,529 Took All Classes Online
10,736 Took At Least One Class Online
9.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 10,736 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at San Jacinto College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of San Jacinto College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at San Jacinto Community College was 9.6%. This is the #976 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at San Jacinto College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of San Jacinto College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Programming 17%
General Computer Programming 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at San Jacinto College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at San Jacinto College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer Programming #23
Computer Programming #31

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

San Jacinto Community College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 92 90 86 268
General Computer Programming 0 87 0 87
Computer & IS Security 0 0 0 0
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 92 177 86 355


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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