Welcome

Pathways to Great Careers

A 53-Year Tradition at San Jacinto College

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 academic partners.  We’re in the shadow of NASA’s spaceflight program, the world’s largest medical center and the nation’s busiest seaport for foreign trade.  San Jac scholars are a real catalyst for economic prosperity in Greater Houston. And our historic ties to industry giants enrich our acclaimed programs in such high-demand fields as science, engineering and health.

Today nearly 30,000 young men and women find their path at San Jacinto College.  They nurture their aspirations with faculty mentors who know real-world success and apply deep career expertise to more than 200 academic and technical programs.

Many San Jac students are creating a pipeline for seamless transfer pathways to four-year institutions.  Others participate in our renowned Continuing Education or workforce training programs to sharpen their skills and boost lifetime earning power.  

Whatever path you take, you’ll find a friendly, big-hearted community at San Jacinto College.   Our campuses are alive 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 baseball, men’s and women’s basketball and debate, and our students are active in countless volunteer and civic organizations.

At San Jacinto College, you have a clear path to success.  Where will it take you?

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