What is PARTNER?
PARTNER is a transfer agreement program between Stephen F. Austin and Angelina College (AC). Students who elect to participate in this invitation only program are eligible for admission to Stephen F. Austin once the program requirements are met. Students must complete 15 hours of transferrable coursework at Angelina College and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 (a "C" average).
Being part of the PARTNER program gives students the opportunity to interact closely with SFA while working on completing coursework at Angelina College.
The benefits of PARTNER include:
- Guaranteed admission to SFA once requirements are met
- Joint advising by AC and SFA counselors
- Access to libraries, selected student activities and athletic events at AC and SFA
- Participation in a joint SFA/AC New Student Orientation
- Participation in SFA events such as homecoming and convocation
- Lower tuition cost at Angelina College
- Students can get to know the East Texas area, develop friendships and begin their college experience.
About Angelina College
Angelina College is a community college located in Lufkin, Texas. Approximately 26 miles from Stephen F. Austin University, AC has approximately 5000 students and offers a wide variety of academic and vocational programs. With small class sizes and a high teacher to student ratio, Angelina College provides an ideal environment for first time college students. AC also offers one of the lowest tuition rates in the state of Texas. They offer a wide variety of courses and a flexible schedule including online and hybrid options. There is a residence hall available on the AC campus however, rooms fill up very quickly. Interested students are asked to apply for a dorm room as soon as possible. On campus housing is NOT guaranteed. There are several apartment complexes that surround our campus as well.
AC Financial Aid and Scholarships
Angelina College awards more than 14 million dollars in financial aid annually. They also offer a variety of scholarships - particularly for students who may not qualify for federal grants. Angelina College does not offer student loans. If you have any questions or need assistance with Financial Aid, you may call our Financial Aid office at (936) 633-5318.
Sign Me Up!
If you would like to confirm your acceptance into the PARTNER program or get more information, please fill out the information below and a counselor will be in contact with you. The deadline for acceptance into the PARTNER program is July 1st, 2016.