• Alvin Community College seeks to implement its philosophy by providing quality post-secondary educational services (including occupational/technical, college transfer, and adult programs) for all those who can benefit from them, as well as quality occupational/ technical program opportunities for area secondary students. The College also seeks to provide accessible educational services, through varied formats and schedules and full- and part-time programs, which address a wide spectrum of individual needs and abilities, along with educational programming related to the economic and employment realities of the area served, and to offer expanded career options through cooperation with industry, business, professions, government, and other educational institutions

School Highlights

Alvin Community College serves 5,797 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 5,797 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,160
  • Out-state tuition: $3,360
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 62%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Alvin Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 458 teachers has grown by 118% over five years.
Alvin Community College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
458 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Alvin Community College has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Alvin Community College diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,797 students
4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,218 students
1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,579 students
3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
251 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
7%
5%
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% Hispanic
38%
47%
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% Black
13%
12%
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% White
38%
29%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.69
0.68
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College Completion Rate
25%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,600
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,160 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,160
$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,360
$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
55%
82%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,750
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports
Sports
Baseball, Softball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • The Alvin Community College District, a two-year public community college, was approved by the qualified voters of the Alvin Independent School District on November 2, 1948. From its inception until 1971, the College was administered by officials of the Alvin Independent School District. The 1971-72 academic year marked the beginning of a new era in the history of Alvin Community College. A separate administration, tax district, and College Board were established to assume the management, control, and operation of a newly created Alvin Junior College District. Alvin Community College is a public community college in Brazoria County, Texas. The college provide educational opportunities in workforce training, academics, technical fields, adult basic education, and personal development. The College seeks to provide students the opportunity to develop skills needed to enter and succeed in College programs through continuing opportunities to extend and upgrade skills, knowledge, and interests; through testing, evaluation, and counseling to allow students to make informed decisions regarding their abilities, achievements, and behavior; and through experiences to develop personal, social, and cultural dimensions. Alvin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 5,797 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,160
  • Out-state tuition: $3,360
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 62%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,287 per year for in-state students and $6,528 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,663 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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