Austin Community College (ACC)

Austin, TX

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Austin Community College Student Essentials

Austin Community College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.austincc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $7,200
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,720
Retention Rate: 54%
Enrollment: 35,798
Year Established: 1972

About ACC

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:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Creative Writing
  • General Studies
  • History
  • Latin
  • Religion

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
  • Jewelry
  • Legal Assisting
  • Nursing
  • 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.

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ACC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 11 Reviews

45% of students gave Austin Community College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

Signing up for the classes you need is super easy. Parking is a nightmare. Quality of instruction is ok for the most part. I'm using ACC to get transfer credits to go to a four-year university, and I think a lot of students find it useful for that.


Former Student - Last Attended 2011

Overall Rating

My overall though of Austin comunity college, would be that the school is very helpful in allowing student the opprutunity to advance in their education, as well to guide you in the direction thats needed, for your future.


ACC Map & Location

Austin Community College
5930 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, TX 78752


Getting Around ACC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Austin, TX

Winter
Dec
63
42
Jan
62
41
Feb
65
45
Spring
Mar
72
51
Apr
80
59
May
87
67
Summer
Jun
92
72
Jul
96
74
Aug
97
75
Fall
Sep
91
69
Oct
82
61
Nov
72
51

ACC Students

Total Students 35,798

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 28%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 28%
African American 9%
Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 6%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 27%
Part-Time 73%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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