San Jacinto College

Impressive Outcomes:

Strong improvements in three-year graduation/transfer rate, from 29% to 38% over five years

Number of credentials awarded to students rose from 38% to 51% over five years

San Jacinto College

Location: Pasadena, TX Number of Students: 40,943 Suburban 
Located 15 miles southeast of Houston, San Jacinto is a large, majority-minority community college that offers a full range of pre-baccalaureate associate’s degrees and robust workforce credentials, many aimed at training students for jobs in the petrochemical and health care industries. College leaders and faculty at San Jacinto have worked to deeply understand challenges facing their students and fundamentally restructure many systems essential to student success, including faculty professional development, student advising, and program approval.