South Plains College

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School Overview

South Plains College is a two-year community college in Levelland, Texas. The college offers innovative education programs in technical education, arts and sciences, workforce development, and continuing education.

General Information

Admission Office

1401 South College Avenue

Levelland, TX 79336

(806) 894-9611

Fax: (806) 897-3167

Contact: Andrea Rangel

Dean of Admissions and Records
Main Address

1401 South College Avenue

Levelland, TX 79336

(806) 894-9611

Total undergrads: 8,881

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,436

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,970


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

State law requires TASP exam before a student may enroll in college-level coursework. Special requirements for allied health, cosmetology, law enforcement academy programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Design/Visual Communications A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Production/Cinematography A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General C
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Electrician C
Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services – General A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical A
Nursing Assistance C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Criminology A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology 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.

South Plains College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, TX 79336
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,212
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,697 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,704
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,088
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,687

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

South Plains College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at South Plains College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 54
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 9
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Construction Trades 32
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 314
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 55
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 3
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 11
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 35
Grand total 3468

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at South Plains 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,704
Out-of-state $4,088
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,219 82%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,155 78% $5,687
Student loan aid 419 28% $5,077

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,733 51% $4,913
Federal student loans 1,798 19% $5,639

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for South Plains 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 South Plains College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

South Plains College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,212
Undergraduate enrollment 9,212
Graduate enrollment 0

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

South Plains College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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