Course instruction will be offered via online and hybrid distance learning modes of instruction for the Summer II Session, with courses meeting synchronously at scheduled times via Zoom or Teams. For the safety of our students and community, the May 2020 Graduation Ceremonies will be provided in a virtual format via YouTube on Saturday, July 11th. Visit our COVID-19 FAQs page for more information. SWTJC will observe summer hours through Friday, July 31st. Office hours will be Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. The current work from home environment is still in place unless instructed otherwise.

Quick Facts Fall 2019

Based on a publication by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

Southwest Texas Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: Telephone 404.679.4501) to award associate degrees & certificates.

Technical Programs add

Administrative Information Technology

Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

Airframe Mechanic

Automotive Body Repair Technology

Automotive Technology


Child Development

Computer Information Systems


Criminal Justice

Diesel Technology

Emergency Medical Services

Law Enforcement


Patient Care Technology

Radiologic Technology

Registered Nursing

Vocational Nursing


Wildlife Management

Academic add

Associate of Arts - General Studies

Associate of Arts - Teaching

Associate of Science - Engineering Science

Field of Study

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Engineering

(Field of study - a set of courses that satisfy the lower division requirements for a bachelor's degree.)

Workforce Education add

Computer Course

Health Care Careers

Heavy Equipment Training

Lineman Training

Professional Development

Professional Truck Driving School

Adult Education and Literacy add

ESL Classes

GED Classes

US Citizenship

Find a Career

Degrees and Certificates Awarded, 2018-2019 add
Degrees and Certificates Awarded, 2018-2019
Award Type Number Percent
Academic (AA, AS): 673 37%
Technical (AAS): 114 6%
Certificate (Cert 1, Cert 2, ESC): 410 23%
Core Curriculum Completion: 568 31%
Field of Study: 59 3%
Total: 1,824
Our Students, Fall 2019 add
Our Students, Fall 2019
Description Number Percent
Total Headcount 7,049  
Full-time/Part-time Status
  1-6 hours 2,990 42%
  7-11 hours 1,837 26%
  12-above 2,222 32%
Average semester hours per student 8
Dual Credit Students 3,413 48%
Average age 20  
   Female 4,827 68%
   Male 2,222 32%
   Hispanic 6,030 86%
   White, Non-Hispanic 751 11%
   Black, Non-Hispanic 69 1%
   Other 199 3%
Tuition Status
   In-District 1,497 21%
   Out-of-District 5,423 77%
   Non-Resident 129 2%
Basis of Admission
   First-Time-in-College 1,065 15%
   Continuing Student 5,623 81%
   Transfer Student 267 4%
Developmental Education (D.E.)
   Enrolled in D.E. 1,804 26%
   Not Enrolled in D.E. 5,151 74%
Workforce Education
  2019 Quarter 1 Enrollment 307  
  Includes workforce continuing education, customized training, adult basic education, and leisure and fitness courses.
Faculty and Staff add
Faculty and Staff
Type Full-time Part-time Total
Faculty 128 67 195
Staff 229 142 371
Totals 357 209 566
Class Sections by Mode of Instruction add
Class Sections by Mode of Instruction
Type % of All Class Sections % of Total Enrollment
Traditional 63% 69%
Interactive video 16% 14%
Internet and VCT 14% 11%
Special/Linked 2% 2%
Hybrid 4% 4%
Total Class Sections:    1,338
Total Enrollments:    28,345
SWTJC Campuses add
SWTJC Campuses
SWTJC Uvalde Campus 2401 Garner Field Road Uvalde, Texas 78801 (830) 278-4401
SWTJC Crystal City Instructional Facility 215 W. Zavala Crystal City, Texas 78839 (830) 374-3378
SWTJC Del Rio Campus 207 Wildcat Drive Del Rio, Texas 78840 (830) 703-1550
SWTJC Eagle Pass Campus 3101 Bob Rogers Drive Eagle Pass, Texas 78852 (830) 758-4100
SWTJC South Texas Regional Training Center 402 Carter Street Hondo, Texas 78861 (830) 426-2018
SWTJC Pearsall Instructional Facility 523 E. Florida Pearsall, Texas 78061 (830) 334-5005
Financial Aid, Fall 2019 add
Financial Aid, Fall 2019
Type of aid Amount Students Receiving Aid Percent of Eligible Student Body*
Grants, scholarships, and other gift aids $8,393,565 3,004 83%
College Work-study $70,526 56 2%
Loans $829,931 248 7%
Totals* $9,294,022 3,308

Note: *Dual Credit students (3,413) are excluded from total headcount as they are not eligible for financial aid. The remaining total count of students is 3,636. The total student receiving aid is a duplicated count. Not all eligible students apply for aid; not all applicants qualify for aid.


Headcount by Campus, Fall 2019 add
Headcount by Campus, Fall 2019
Location Students Percent
Uvalde 1,436 20%
Eagle Pass 1,747 24%
Del Rio 1,590 23%
Briscoe Unit 69 1%
Crystal City 262 4%
Internet/VCT 1,039 15%
Other locations 906 13%
Total 7,049
Board of Trustees add
Board of Trustees
Name Member Since Term Expires
Rodolfo R. Flores, (President) 1975 2020
Dr. Harry O. Watkins, (Vice President) 1998 2022
Dr. Antonio H. Rivera, (Secretary) 1998 2022
Maria Elena Lara 2005 2024
Victor Lopez 2006 2024
Tony T. Moreno 2002 2020
Anita Shackelford 2007 2024
College Administration add
College Administration
Name Position
Dr. Hector E. Gonzales President
Margot H. Mata Vice President, Student Services
Dr. Anne H. Tarski Vice President, Finance
Dr. Mark Underwood Vice President, Academic Affairs
Derek Sandoval Vice President, Administrative Services
Gilbert Bermea Vice President, Eagle Pass
Connie Buchanan Vice President, Del Rio
Map of 11-County Service Area add

Service Area

Southwest Texas Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: Telephone 404.679.4501) to award associate degrees & certificates.