Whatever your dreams or goals, whatever your unique situation, San Jacinto College is here for you
Surrounded by monuments of history, evolving industries, maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. San Jacinto College is among the top 10 community colleges in the nation as designated by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence, and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College serves approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students annually, and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates across eight major areas of study that put students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce.
San Jacinto College has five campuses, conveniently located throughout East Harris County, each offering state-of-the-art facilities, excellent faculty and staff, great services and resources, and a whole lot of fun activities and exciting opportunities. Valuable, job-ready skills — the ones that move your life forward and link classroom to career — distinguish an education at San Jacinto College. Our landmark setting near the storied Port of Houston gives San Jacinto College’s students unparalleled access to world-class industry partners.
You could receive $500 per semester or more in scholarships! If you're considering Petrochem training, don’t let financial barriers stand in your way.
San Jacinto College scholars are a real force for good in Greater Houston. Our historic ties to industry giants enrich our acclaimed programs in such high-demand fields as science, engineering and health care.
You may be able to get a grant to help pay for your Petrochem program - learn more!
Whatever path you take, you’ll find a friendly, big-hearted community at San Jacinto College with free concerts, cookouts, social clubs, amazing theater and an extensive campus rec program for all skill levels- all free. We’re home to nationally-recognized championship teams in six sports, and our students and staff are active in countless volunteer and civic organizations.
"Engineering is all about problem solving, and I like to be challenged. I am getting the foundation I need in the engineering program here at San Jacinto College.” - Justin Hogues, engineering student
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For a third time, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named San Jacinto College as one of the nation’s top 10 community colleges!