Palo Alto College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1400 West Villaret Boulevard

San Antonio, TX 78224-2499

(210) 921-5270

Fax: (210) 921-5310

Contact: Rachel Marez

Director of Enrollment Management
Main Address

1400 West Villaret Boulevard

San Antonio, TX 78224-2499

(210) 921-5000

www.accd.edu/pac
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,880

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A,C
Animal Sciences A,C
Horticulture Science A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A
Landscaping A,C
Turf Management A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Hispanic-American Studies A
Latin American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Logistics/Materials Management A,C
Office Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Entry Applications C
Information Sciences/Systems A
Word Processing C

Education

Education – General A

Engineering

Engineering – General A
Environmental Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Mechanical Engineering Technology C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General A,C
Nursing Assistance A

History

History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Palo Alto College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(210) 486-3000
Website:alamo.edu/pac/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.applytexas.org
Address:1400 W Villaret Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78224-2499
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,108
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,978 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,824
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,274
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,838

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Palo Alto College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Palo Alto College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences74
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services23
Education23
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields52
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs17
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Library Science1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences5
Transportation and Materials Moving44
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total3361

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Palo Alto College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services73
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services23
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Grand total917

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Palo Alto College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,824
Out-of-state$11,274
Books and supplies$2,078

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38380%
Grant or scholarship aid36075%$4,838
Student loan aid235%$4,168

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,18237%$4,395
Federal student loans3674%$5,873

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Palo Alto College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Palo Alto College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Palo Alto College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,108
Undergraduate enrollment9,108
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Palo Alto College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

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