Welcome, friends, to San Antonio College! When you arrive in this enchanted place, you will feel the aliveness of its culture and the enchantment of its historic past.
It is impossible to tell the story of San Antonio College without telling the story of its great city, San Antonio. Afterall, it stands in Texas - a state that has been shaped by a diverse population of cultures and lifestyles over the centuries. It is noted for its Tex-Mex and barbecue cuisine, music, blended cultural influences from Mexican and Native American heritage, as well as its cowboy culture. San Antonio, was originally founded for Spanish colonists in 1718. It then went onto become an important gateway for United States soldiers during the Westward Expansion during the 19th century.
San Antonio College is located on Main Avenue, part of an area known throughout the world as the "Alamo City" due to its roles in numerous battles throughout the centuries and its place in American History. From its defining role in the Texas Revolution and Mexican–American War to its place during World War II, it is evident that San Antonio is truly marked by history.
San Antonio College has had a close relationship with this storied history as well and has been one of the city’s most influential educational institutions since 1925. Initially beginning as a junior college designed to provide students with a foundation of exposure to academic disciplines needed for success in further education, by 1972 SAC entered the age of online classes and eventually shifted to being a comprehensive two-year school that offers an ever-evolving selection of courses catering to all manner of students from artists to engineers.
Not only does San Antonio College prepare you for further education and higher learning, it also promotes social consciousness and synergy through various student organizations and initiatives focused on increasing civic engagement within both local and global spheres. From student clubs such as the Black Student Alliance and Cultural Unity Council to service trips around Texas and abroad and programs revolving around promoting gender equality – there are plenty of ways to get involved if you are looking to make your time at SAC even more fulfilling and valuable.
San Antonio College brings truly magical experiences to its students – whether through fostering great bonds with fellow peers through team sports or having your academic endeavours enriched by being able to take trips around Texas under tutelage of esteemed professors – all this and more await you at SAC!
So don’t wait any longer – join us at San Antonio College and be ready embrace this unique institution all it has to offer! Apply today for a magical journey!