Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
Tel: (512)223-7000
41,627 students
Public institution
Austin Community College is a two-year community college providing university transfer, workforce training, continuing education, and adult basic education opportunities. The ACC District is a major contributor to the quality of life and economic prosperity of Central Texas.
School Highlights:
Austin Community College District serves 41,627 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Austin Community College District is one of 7 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Austin (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 960 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Austin Community College District Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 960 staff
59 staff
Austin Community College District Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 41,627 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
41,627 students
1,282 students
Austin Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1
Austin Community College District student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
9,476 students
810 students
Austin Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 32,151 students
1,017 students
Austin Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Austin Community College District Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Austin Community College District American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Austin Community College District Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Austin Community College District Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Austin Community College District Black (2006-2013)
% White
Austin Community College District White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Austin Community College District More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Austin Community College District Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Austin Community College District non_resident (2006-2013)
Austin Community College District Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.53
Austin Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,860 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 57% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,870 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,860 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,870 $10,294
Austin Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 56%
Austin Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

As one of only 50 community college districts in Texas, Austin Community College provides access to high-quality education at affordable tuition rates. ACC offers university transfer curriculum, technical certificate programs, two-year associate degrees, foundation skills and English as a Second Language courses, and a highly diverse Continuing Education program. Since the college's founding in 1973, ACC's faculty, staff, and administration have been dedicated to the values that distinguish ACC's unique role in higher education and make the college a critical community resource – access to educational opportunities, affordability, quality, diversity, and strong student success services. ACC offers comprehensive academic advising and counseling services, free tutorial services in our Learning Labs, open computer labs, a variety of teaching methodologies, and a host of other support services to help students meet their goals. Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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