Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 41,056 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 41,056 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,060
  • Out-state tuition: $15,624
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 2,729 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Austin Community College District
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
2,729 staff
262 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Austin Community College District diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
41,056 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
8,939 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
32,117 students
3,359 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Austin Community College District.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
249 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
8,939 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
32,117 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
50 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
6%
5%
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% Hispanic
38%
46%
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% Black
8%
12%
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% White
41%
29%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.68
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
11%
23.02%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
15.97%
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,900
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,060 is less than the state average of $4,390. The in-state tuition has declined by 71% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,624 is more than the state average of $6,601. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,060
$4,390
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,624
$6,601
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Tuition Notes
Tuition shown is for Texas residents in ACC taxing district.. Out of district resident annual tuition is 12,996
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
57%
83%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Austin Community College District and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$10,000
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Austin Community College District cost?
Austin Community College District's tuition is approximately $3,060 for In-State students and $15,624 for Out-State students.
What is Austin Community College District's ranking?
Austin Community College District ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).
In what neighborhood is Austin Community College District located?
Austin Community College District is located in the Highland neighborhood of Austin, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 41,056 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,060
  • Out-state tuition: $15,624
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

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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