St. Phillip's College (Alamo Colleges)
St.Philips College, one of the oldest and most diverse community colleges in the nation, is the only college to be federally designated as both a historically Black college and a Hispanic-serving institution. The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates. St.Philips College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower their diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness.
The Alamo Colleges have a 114-year history of providing students with a quality education. The College offers more than 425 degree, certificate, and licensing programs. Class sizes are small and allow for more personal interaction between students and teachers. Instructors teaching on their campuses are leaders in their fields in the San Antonio corporate community and help students apply real-world experience to college courses. The Alamo Colleges have a reputation for academic excellence and rigorous English as a Second Language programs. International students completing their academic course work at any of the Alamo Colleges transfer to four-year colleges and universities and begin working toward their bachelor's degree. International student services have a qualified staff of professionals who are available to offer comprehensive assistance to international students regarding admissions processing, immigration advising, and student health service options.
St.Philips College is located on the east side of San Antonio, two miles from the centre of town and is easily accessible from all parts of San Antonio and its surrounding areas. The Southwest Campus has been a vital part of St.Philips College since the mid-1980s. Located at 800 Quintana Road, the Southwest Campus is the site of the Multi-Modal Transportation, Allied Construction Trades, and Repair and Manufacturing Departments, with ten programs of study.
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