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A Great Next Step

The faculty and staff at SWTJC are committed to providing the best learning environment and opportunities for educational and career advancement

SWTJC Is Top Ten

Welcome to Southwest Texas Junior College, one of the top ten community colleges in the United States! Founded almost 70 years ago, we have grown from a small, one-campus college into a wide-reaching college system.
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Our main campus is located in Uvalde, a city of 15,000 located in the foothills of Texas Hill Country. Uvalde is approximately 70 miles west of San Antonio and 70 miles east of the Mexican border. Additional campuses are located in the border cities of Del Rio and Eagle Pass. We also operate instructional facilities in Crystal City, Pearsall, and Hondo. SWTJC also provides online instruction and distance education links to twenty-two school districts.

No other state community college provides educational resources in an area this large.

The History of SWTJC

Our Mission

Southwest Texas Junior College enriches lives and advances growth through the education of our diverse communities.
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