"Walk In Your Passion"

St. Philip’s College empowers our diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness.

Welcome to St. Philip's College

St. Philip's College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower our diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness. As a Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip's College is a vital facet of the community, responding to the needs of a population rich in ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. 

St. Philip's News and Success Stories

St. Philip’s College is the pride of San Antonio's Eastside and our success stories are proof that we are one of the 10 Most Admired Universities and Colleges and Top 20 Community Colleges in Texas.

Find out why we are the most admired college in the state. 

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    The Five Star Experience at SPC

    With top-rated and five star status, St. Philip’s College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Chapter reaches the 2,500 alumni mark as it inducts and honors 120 new student members…
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    First Community College Class-with-Baldrige-Status Graduates, Celebrates at SPC

    On the big night at Freeman, SPC Commencement Ceremony features 675 degrees and/or certificates for 468 students…
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    SPC's (Automotive) King

    Currently enrolled at UTSA and seeking his Electrical Engineering Degree, SPC alumnus Terrell Thompson was in the driver’s seat when SPC earned a high evaluation among postsecondary institutions…
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    SPC's Ruth Jones McClendon Scholars

    With the help of a late legendary lawmaker, St. Philip’s College students from San Antonio’s Promise Zone graduate as scholars…
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    Scholars lead as SPC Graduation Speakers

    St. Philip’s College announces student scholars as speakers for commencement ceremony Dec. 14…
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    An Event to Be Remembered

    Trio of graduating St. Philip’s College Student Chefs shadows and supports great chefs when San Antonio and New Orleans wrap up respective 300-year observances at San Antonio Museum of Art…
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    SPC's Veteran Academic Accomplishment Luncheon

    St. Philip's College’s first Graduating Veterans Recognition Lunch Project celebrates the appreciation of academia for servicemembers…
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    High Marks for Academic and Student Success at SPC

    St. Philip's College ranked highly among postsecondary institutions that confer the most degrees to students of color by Diverse: issues in Higher Education…
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    Alamo Colleges wins Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

    On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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Spotlight Events

  • MLK Day of March and Service

    Monday, January 21, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Join SPC as we observe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of March and Service.

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  • Student Conversations for the Future

    Monday, January 28

    We want to hear from you! Use your voices to help shape plans to reach our mission and fulfill the vision of the Alamo Colleges District.

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  • Concert(210): San Antonio Symphony at St. Philip’s College

    Saturday, February 2, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    San Antonio Symphony will perform for the public at St. Philip’s College Watson Fine Arts Center on Feb. 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. This extraordinary performance includes a celebration of Black History Month through music.

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  • Student Golfers needed for the 11th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

    Friday, March 1, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The 11th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Friday, March 1, 2019. Student golfers needed! Contact Dr. Angela McPherson Williams (Dr. Mac) at awilliams24@alamo.edu for details.

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  • Spring Open House 2019

    Thursday, April 25, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Join us for a day of learning with interesting programs offered at St. Philip's College in our Spring Open House event on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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All Upcoming Events

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    MLK Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Sunday, January 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Join us as we observe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the City of San Antonio's annual Wreath Laying Ceremony.
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    Welcome Week at the MLK Campus - Spring 2019

    Tuesday, January 22, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    SPC welcomes all students to the new Spring 2019 semester during Welcome Week with helpful information at our Welcome Tents/Tables.
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    Welcome Week at Southwest Campus - Spring 2019

    Tuesday, January 22, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    SPC welcomes all students to the new Spring 2019 semester during Welcome Week with helpful information at our Welcome Tents/Tables.
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    Spirit Day

    Wednesday, January 23, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Help us celebrate Spirit Day at St. Philip's College!
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    Mandatory Orientation Session for New and Returning ECFS Students

    Wednesday, January 23, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The mandatory orientation meeting for new and returning students will inform St. Philip’s Early Childhood and Family Studies students about program’s description, degree plans, the composition of faculty and accreditation status.
  • PTA Info Session

    Physical Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Tuesday, January 29, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    All are invited to attend the Physical Therapy Assistant program information session. No advance reservations are required.
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    Spirit Day

    Wednesday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Help us celebrate Spirit Day at St. Philip's College!
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    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Wednesday, January 30, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Are you interested in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program? Come to an Information Session to learn about the program.
  • SPC Women's Basketball

    SPC vs. NVC Women's Basketball Game

    Wednesday, January 30, 6:00 PM
    Join us for our Women's Basketball game SPC Lady Tigers vs. NVC, here at the MLK Campus - Health & Fitness Center, Gym, Wednesday, November 7 at 6:00 PM.
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    Early Childhood and Family Studies Internship Experience Meeting

    Wednesday, January 30, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The meeting will inform students about the required tests, conditions of placement, memorandum of agreements, internship handbook and assignment overview.