Austin Community College District

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School Overview

Austin Community College District (locally referred to as ACC) is composed of 8 campuses and 12 learning centers, all of which are located in the Austin, Texas metro region. ACC is the 2nd largest accredited college in Central Texas and provides higher education degrees and programs to residents in eight counties. ACC has a total annual enrollment of roughly 60,000 students (45,000 credit and 15,000 non-credit) and employs a staff of just over 4,500. Austin Community College offers more than 230 two-year associate degree programs and professional certificates.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 15306

Austin, TX 78681-5306

(512) 223-7503

Fax: (512) 223-7175

Contact: Linda Kluck

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

5930 Middle Fiskville Road

Austin, TX 78752-4390

(512) 223-7000

Total undergrads: 35,798

Degree-seeking undergrads: 25,980


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health sciences programs. Students may submit SAT or ACT test scores for exemption from Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP) requirements.

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,008 $4,248 $4,563 $4,980 +9.14%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,100 $1,100 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $5,008 $5,248 $5,663 $6,080 +7.36%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 630 39%
Grant or scholarship aid 448 28% $1,640,779 $3,662
• Federal grants 379 24% $1,370,695 $3,617
• Pell grants 379 24% $1,240,643 $3,273
• Other federal grants 206 13% $130,052 $631
Institutional scholarships or grants 158 10% $242,791 $1,537
Institutional grants or scholarships 16 1% $27,293 $1,706
Student loan financial aid 299 19% $1,189,553 $3,978
• Federal student loans 296 19% $1,180,423 $3,988
• Other student loans 3 0% $9,130 $3,043

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1357 587
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 8
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 8
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 213 88
Accounting 18
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 19 5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 15 9
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management 13 22
Business/commerce 128
Hospitality Administration/management 13 4
International Business/trade/commerce 4
Marketing/marketing Management 9 3
Real Estate 12 23
Tourism and Travel Services Management 4
Communication and Journalism Programs 26
Journalism 8
Radio and Television 18
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 11
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Photographic and Film/video Technology/technician and Assistant 6
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/technician 5
Computing and Information Sciences 67 13
Computer and Information Sciences 24
Computer Programming/programmer 10 9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 33 4
Construction Trades 22 5
Carpentry/carpenter 22 5
Education 47
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 17
Health Teacher Education 5
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching 7
Secondary Education and Teaching 18
Engineering 15
Engineering 15
Engineering Technology 90 93
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 53 73
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 22 3
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/technician 10 13
Quality Control Technology/technician
Surveying Technology/surveying 5 4
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 35 4
Creative Writing 4
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 2 4
Rhetoric and Composition 4
Writing 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 41 25
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 2
Japanese Language and Literature 4
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 12 25
Spanish Language and Literature 22
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 453 156
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 11
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 17
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 21 10
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 20 39
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 60
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 6
Occupational Therapist Assistant 9
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 32
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 19
Pre-dentistry Studies
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies 4
Pre-pharmacy Studies 4
Pre-veterinary Studies
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 28
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 291
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 7 4
Surgical Technology/technologist 19 3
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy 3 2
History 5
History 5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 62 60
Corrections 11
Criminal Justice/police Science 37 14
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 14
Fire Science/fire-fighting 46
Human Services 8
Social Work 8
Legal and Law Studies 15 4
Legal Assistant/paralegal 15 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 66
General Studies 66
Mathematics and Statistics 4
Mathematics 4
Mechanics and Repairers 14 44
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 10 35
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/technician 2
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/technician 3
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking 4 4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 5
Health and Physical Education/fitness
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 5
Personal and Culinary Services 5 13
Culinary Arts/chef Training 5 13
Physical Sciences 4
Chemistry 1
Geology and Earth Science
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production Trades 9 42
Welding Technology/welder 9 42
Psychology 25
Psychology 25
Science Technologies/technicians 2 3
Biology Technician/biotechnology Laboratory Technician 2 3
Social Sciences 21 2
Anthropology 5
Economics 4
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 2
Geography 2
Political Science and Government 6
Sociology 4
Visual and Performing Arts 96 8
Art/art Studies 14
Commercial and Advertising Art 49 6
Commercial Photography 12 2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 2
Music Management 16
Music 3
Work and Family Studies 4 11
Child Care Provider/assistant 11
Child Development 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial Photography A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A
Music Management/Merchandising A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting C
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
International Business A
Marketing Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Travel/Tourism Management C

Communications & Journalism

Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A,C
Photographic/Film Technology C
Radio/Television Broadcasting C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C


Health Teacher Education A
Junior High Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A,C
Quality Control A,C
Surveying Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Composition A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A
Technical/Business Writing A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service C
Child Development A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
German A
Japanese A
Latin A
Russian A
Sign Language Interpretation A,C
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Recreational Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Motorcycle Maintenance/Repair C
Small Engine Mechanics/Repair C
Watchmaking/Jewelrymaking A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Austin Community College District Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(512) 223-7000
Type of School:2-year, Public
Address:5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:41,543
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:31,179 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,890
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,080
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:53%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,339

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Austin Community College District Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Austin Community College District.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1213
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services43
Construction Trades11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields75
English Language and Literature/Letters14
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics29
Health Professions and Related Programs1319
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service23
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians52
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies22
Personal and Culinary Services11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Precision Production21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Science Technologies/Technicians21
Social Sciences17
Visual and Performing Arts58
Grand total66101

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Austin Community College District.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
English Language and Literature/Letters12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Social Sciences1
Grand total88

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Austin Community College District and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,11153%
Grant or scholarship aid74335%$5,339
Student loan aid1,01148%$3,881

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,19525%$4,414
Federal student loans11,97929%$3,811

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Austin Community College District. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Austin Community College District students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Austin Community College District Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment41,543
Undergraduate enrollment41,543
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Austin Community College District Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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