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ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE Fall 2011 Enrollment Student Profile Student Profile 10,710 Credit Students Full-time: 21% Part-time: 79% 8,000 Continuing Education Students Male Students: 43% Female Students: 57% 1,806 Dual Credit Students Average Student Age: 26.3 THE BEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE FIRSTS F • ounded in 1898, St. Philip’s College was the first higher education institution for blacks in the city of San Antonio S • t. Philip’s College is the only institution of higher education in the United States with dual designations as Historically Black and Hispanic Serving S • t. Philip’s College had the first Culinary Arts program accredited in the state of Texas by the American Culinary Federation ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE TOP-TIER RANKINGS N • amed “Military Friendly” in G.I. Jobs magazine 2010, 2011 & 2012 list of Military-Friendly Schools Source: Military Friendly Schools Website R • anks above the national average on three of the five CCSSE benchmarks: Student Effort, Academic Challenge & Support for Learners Source: 2011 Community College Survey of Student Engagement R • anks above the national average among the other Alamo Colleges on: -Students Acquiring Job or Work Related Knowledge and Skills and Gaining information about career opportunities - Satisfaction with financial aid advising, academic advising, tutoring services, and skills lab. E - ncouraging contact among students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds. Support for students to thrive socially Source: 2011 Community College Survey of Student Engagement • #1 in Texas for awarding the most degrees and certificates to at risk students in critical fields (science, technology, engineering & math) Source: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board R • anks first statewide among its community college peers with the highest LVN pass rate in programs with 100 or more graduates per year Source: Prepared by Texas Board of Nursing based on data provided by Pearson/VUE. O • ur programs rated exemplary in a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board evaluation: Culinary Arts, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant Source: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board O • ur programs rated exemplary by the American Culinary Federation, the only non-proprietary institution in the state with this designation and only 25 in the world hold this honor Source: American Culinary Federation W • e are highly rated in the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine’s 2011 Top 50 list of community colleges awarding the most degrees to Hispanic students and the Top 20 list with Hispanic faculty members Source: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. O • ur Aircraft students earned 100% pass rate on the federal written exams in Airframe, Powerplant & General Sources: FAA website • Our Respiratory Program has a 100% placement rate W • e offer emerging degree plans in: Cardiovascular Invasive Technology, Power Generation, Earth Science & Environmental Science • We offered the 1st GED class with the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind L • VN Program was a finalist for the 2010 Texas Star Award for having consistently exceeded NCLEX PN licensure pass rates for Texas and the US 2005-2009 Over ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE BEST RANKINGS A • warded recognition by the Quality Texas Foundation at the Achievement Level, TAPE application 2011 C • hosen as one of the Gates Foundation Completion by Design Texas cadre participating institutions A • warded more than 950 degrees and certificates to nearly 700 students in 2011 • Hosted the Women in Non-Traditional Occupations Conference (WINTO) with over 475 attendees • In 2011 opened the Centers for Excellence in Mathematics and Center for Excellence in Science W • e are a major contributing member of archival resources to the Portal to Texas History, dedicated to the preservation of Texas History P • hi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society recognized among the top 100 chapters • Dr. Loston was awarded the Shirley B. Gordon International Presidential Award of Distinction T • hree of our students were selected to perform at the Kennedy Center as part of the HBCU 105 Voices of History National Concert Choir • Our Welding Program recognized nationally for the 1st college accredited testing facility in Texas • VITA income tax site processed a record $5.9 million in refunds for clients • We received an art donation from AT&T valued at over $93,000 O • ur Workforce Development & CE Boeing Team was awarded the prestigious Atlas Legends Award for exemplary performance, contributions to growing the business, value, process improvements, customer satisfaction, excellence in quality and innovation W • e are the 1st community college in San Antonio and the 2nd in Texas to be certified to offer curriculum approved to meet the National Training Standard endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). The College had its first graduates in the program in Fall 2011 W • e received a $997,918 Department of Education HSI-STEM grant in partnership with the University of Incarnate Word to increase the enrollment of Hispanic students in STEM majors • Our overall licensure passage rate in Vocational Nursing is 2% above the state average ABOUT ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE St. Philip’s College remains a multi-campus institution that is continuing to meet the needs of San Antonio’s growing and diverse community. A Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution with a semester enrollment of over 10,000 credit students and St. Philip’s is among the oldest and most diverse community colleges in the nation. For more information about St. Philip’s College visit www.alamo.edu/spc
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