Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
8,376
total students
Tuition Cost $2,216 | $4,292
in-state | out-of-state
Rolling
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Horticultural Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Architectural Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Modern Languages
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Professions Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Library science
    • Library and Information Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Avionics Maintenance Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Aviation/Airway Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,354
    • Accepted1,354
    • Acceptance Rate100%
    • Enrolled8,376
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $0
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$2,216
    • Out-of-state tuition *$4,292
    • In-district tuition$831
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students8,376
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino69.16%
    • Black or African American2.9%
    • White or Caucasian21.33%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.31%
    • Asian1.06%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.17%
    • Two or more races1.73%
    • Unknown or International Student3.27%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.06% representing 0 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students.31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Catholic Campus Ministries, International Club, Veterinary Technician Association, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano De Aztlan, Phi Theta Kappa
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty2,943
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

1400 West Villaret
San Antonio, TX 78224-2499
USA

Ms. Elizabeth Aguilar-Villarreal

Director of Enrollment Management

Phone: 210-486-3713
Email: eaguilar-villarr@alamo.edu

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