Austin Community College District

  • 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 35:1.
  • 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 4 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Austin Community College District is Virginia College-Austin (0.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Austin Community College District places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 950 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Austin Community College District(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty950 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Austin Community College District has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Austin Community College District 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 Enrollment40,949 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:135:1
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# Full-Time Students9,040 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students31,909 students2,866 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Austin Community College District.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of TX.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
6%
4%
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% Hispanic
24%
37%
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% Black
7%
13%
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% White
57%
39%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.69
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College Completion Rate
8%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $8,670 is more than the state average of $4,026. 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 $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,670$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,830$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid47%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,601$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Austin Community College District and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,015
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Austin Community College District and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $6,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.