Austin Community College (ACC) in South Austin, Texas, is Austin’s leading two-year college. The school’s academics, services and student activities are as diverse and plentiful as the goals of the student body.
Those who are interested in moving on to University of Texas or another four-year school may pursue a preparatory associate’s degree in subjects like:
- Creative Writing
- General Studies
Students who are seeking a career-focused education may get an associate’s degree or certificate in professions like:
- Automotive Technology
- Culinary Arts
- Dental Hygiene
- Fire Protection Technology
- Legal Assisting
- Real Estate
At every phase of their education, students may seek out support from career and personal counselors, academic advisors and tutors.
The Austin campus is also teeming with life. College life activities include entertainment and other events, and dozens of student clubs and organizations.
Austin Community College also has seven sister campuses throughout the Austin region. Collectively, all of the colleges in the ACC district offer more than 235 degrees and certificates. Those who live some distance from South Austin or are interested in other programs of study can most likely find them at one of the other campuses.
All of ACC’s campuses offer scholarships to outstanding students in particular majors. They also provide need-based aid grants, loans and work-study money.
Most of ACC’s programs of study have an open admissions policy, which means that students need only have a high school diploma or GED. Certain fields, like healthcare, have additional requirements.
Quick Facts about Austin Community College
Large City Setting
Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
Parking Permit Required
ACC Ratings & Reviews
- Total Students
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
- African American
- American Indian or Alaska native
- Unknown and Other
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