Schools, Colleges & Education
San Jacinto College has served as the training leader for the petrochemical, energy, technology, health care and maritime workforces in the greater Houston area for more than 60 years. Spread across East Harris County, San Jac has five campuses and offers online classes to meet students where they are. Whether looking to start their post-secondary education, make a career change, or advance in their current field, San Jac has the degree or certificate to needed for that next step in a student’s career path. San Jacinto College is among the top five community colleges in the nation, as designated by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence in 2021, and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College serves approximately 41,000 credit and non-credit students annually. It offers more than 200 degrees and certificates across eight major areas of study that put students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College’s impact on the region totals $1.3 billion in added income, which supports 13,044 jobs. The College is fiscally sound, holding bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.