"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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    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 he 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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    Help for Brightwood College Students

    If you are a former Brightwood College student looking for your next step, we are here to help. The Alamo Colleges would like to help you continue your path to a college degree or certificate.
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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

  • Fall 2018 Graduation Ceremony

    Friday, December 14, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Are you ready to walk across that stage? The graduation ceremony is Friday, December 14, 2018, from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM at the Freeman Coliseum.

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  • Winter Break

    Thursday, December 20, Begins 12/20/2018

    St. Philip's College, and the entire Alamo Colleges District, will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 20, 2018, through Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

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  • 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 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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    Finals Week

    Monday, December 10
    Final Exams and the last day of the Fall 16 Week, Start II, and Fall Flex II Sessions. We wish all our students good luck on their finals.
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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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    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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    Club Rush at the MLK Campus

    Wednesday, January 23, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Join us for Club Rush at the MLK Campus to receive information about clubs and organizations that St. Philip's College has to offer.
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    Club Rush at the Southwest Campus

    Wednesday, January 23, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Join us for Club Rush at the Southwest Campus to receive information about clubs and organizations that St. Philip's College has to offer.
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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.