ASCC Description

If you are a resident of the seven American Samoan Islands and want a preparatory education in the liberal arts or occupational training, you should consider the American Samoa Community College in Pago Pago, American Samoa.

The college is committed to being a learning resource for American Samoans, offering a wide breadth of community and special programs for both degree and non-degree seeking students. The college teaches everything from remedial math and English courses to small business development to land grant programs in agriculture, forestry and environmental development.

Whether you are seeking an associate’s for transfer degree or a professional certification, the college has a program for you. Course and certificate offerings include:

  • Marine Sciences
  • Pre-Law
  • Samoan Studies
  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering and Technology
  • Criminal Justice

Students who want to get in touch with other Samoan students in the community can participate in specialized service learning programs, which allow them to share their experiences with others from the University of Hawaii and Maricopa County Community College.

As long as you are an American Samoan citizen and have earned a high school diploma or GED, you will be considered for enrollment at the school. Additional admissions requirements include being over the age of 18.

As a junior college dedicated to serving American Samoans, residents of the Samoan Islands receive discounted tuition.

To be considered for other forms of ASCC financial aid, you must file a FAFSA.

Quick Facts about American Samoa Community College

Region

U.S. Territories

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.amsamoa.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$2,940

Out-of-State Tuition

$3,220

Retention Rate

64%

Enrollment

1,806

ASCC Students

Total Students
1,806

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

Other
100%

International Students

International
6%
Domestic
94%

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