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
Austin Community College District Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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
Austin Community College District Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:135:1
Austin Community College District Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students9,040 students1,055 students
Austin Community College District Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students31,909 students2,866 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 Score0.610.69
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$33,800
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 $4,026. 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
Austin Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$10,830$6,207
Austin Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid47%83%
Austin Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,601$9,500
Austin Community College District Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,015
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • n/a students | 0.70 Mi14200 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd.
    Austin TX  78728
  • 643 students | 5.40 Mi3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
    Austin TX  78758
  • 207 students | 8.00 Mi13801 Burnet Road, Suite 300
    Austin TX  78727
  • 20,547 students | 54.50 Mi6200 West Central Texas Expressway
    Killeen TX  76549
  • 5,200 students | 56.10 Mi2600 S 1st St
    Temple TX  76504
Recent Articles
We look at why millions of Americans are choosing community college over a traditional four-year school today.
Though homeschoolers often get a bad rap, they are some of the highest performing students in the country - especially in college. Keep reading to learn more about community college for homeschoolers including tips for applying and preparing for college.
Remedial education exists to help struggling students succeed in college-level classes. Unfortunately, the existing model may be doing more harm than good. Keep reading to learn more about the history of remedial education and what community colleges are doing to change it.
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.