Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
Tel: (512)223-7000
  • 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 40,949 students (22% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Austin Community College District is one of 5 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Virginia College-Austin (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 950 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Austin Community College District (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 950 staff 65 staff
Austin Community College District Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 40,949 has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 40,949 students 3,585 students
Austin Community College District Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1 34:1
Austin Community College District Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 9,040 students 932 students
Austin Community College District Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 31,909 students 2,653 students
Austin Community College District Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Austin Community College District Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Austin Community College District Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Austin Community College District Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Austin Community College District Black (2007-2016)
% White
Austin Community College District White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Austin Community College District More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Austin Community College District Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Austin Community College District Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.61 0.69
Austin Community College District Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Austin Community College District Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $38,900 -
Austin Community College District Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $8,670 is more than the state average of $4,255. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,830 is more than the state average of $6,425. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,670 $4,255
Austin Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,830 $6,425
Austin Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 47% 84%
Austin Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $8,602 -
Austin Community College District Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,500 -
Austin Community College District Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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