Austin Business College (Closed 2007)

2101 I H 35 South Ste 300
Austin, TX 78741
  • The mission of Austin Business College is to fulfill the community's needs for conceptual, technological, and human relations skills through the personal and educational growth of our students and ourselves.

School Highlights

Austin Business College served 177 students
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was less than the state average of 71%.

School Overview

Austin Business College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Total Faculty
262 staff

Student Body

Total Enrollment
177 students
4,669 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
1,310 students
# Part-Time Students
3,359 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
177 students
1,289 students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
50 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
252 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Acceptance Rate
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Austin Business College is a training institution developed through many years of experience at both secondary and post-secondary levels. In 1971, Nelda and Jack Brock saw the need to found an institution that specialized in the training of students for preferred secretarial and information processing careers in the shortest possible time. The Brocks recognized the vast array of student backgrounds and wisely planned the curriculum that provided the students the opportunity to train expediently for office careers. On June 1, 1993, after twenty-two years as Jackie Nell Executive Secretary School, and ten years on Congress Avenue, the name and location changed. To honor the past, The Nell Institute was chosen as the new name. In December of 1996, once again the name changed, this time to Austin Business College, to reflect the new degree-granting status of the school. Austin Business College is located on the first, second, and third floors of a five-story office building on the most traveled highway in Austin. The school is attractively furnished, and the decor is cheerful and conducive to the major task of job training. The business office equipment is state-of-the-art and compares favorably with any of the modern professional offices in Austin. The campus is structured to provide air-conditioned classrooms, a student lounge area, full administrative facilities, and library space. The campus maintains 11 computer labs and 6 lecture halls. Academic Programs available at Austin Business College includes Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Legal Office Management, Associate of Applied Science in Medical Office Management, Associate of Applied Science in Office Technology, Business Office Specialist Certificate, Administrative Specialist Certificate, Legal Administrative Specialist Certificate and Medical Administrative Specialist Certificate. The college is accredited to award certificates and Associate of Applied Science Degrees by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

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For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,390 per year for in-state students and $6,601 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,943 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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