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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
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•		 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
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•		 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

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•		 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
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•		 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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