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Austin Community College District

Austin Community College District

Austin Community College or ACC is one of the only 50 community college districts in the city of Austin, Texas. It is known for providing access to high-quality education at reasonable tuition rates. It is a regional community college district with seven campuses located in various areas in and around the city. The campuses are located in the following areas:

  • Pinnacle
  • Eastview
  • Northridge
  • Rio Grande
  • Riverside
  • South Austin

ACC offers nearly 200 degrees and certificates which include technical certificate programs, two-year associate degrees, foundation skills, English as a Second Language courses, and a highly diverse Continuing Education program.

Local high school students are eligible to take college credit classes through ACC's Early College Start program. The students can register in ACC and collect "Dual Credit," a credit which counts as both high school and college credit.

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Contacting Austin Community College District

Austin Community College District
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin , TX 78752
General Phone: (512) 223-7000
http://www.austincc.edu

Austin Community College District Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine256EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management189business, business management, accounting, accounting technology, banking, international business, marketing
Engineering Technician157electronics tech, HVAC tech, environmental engineering tech, quality control tech, surveying tech, drafting
Liberal Arts156Japanese language, German language, French language, Spanish language, sign language translation, English composition, speech and rhetoric, technical and business writing, general studies, ...
Medical Support and Technology133dental hygienist, medical coding, pharmacy tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Security and Law Enforcement118corrections, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering70computer and info science, computer programming, computer networking
Mechanics and Repair66HVAC, jewelrymaking, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics, motorcycle mechanic
Production Trades62welding
Photography and Commercial Art62commercial art, commercial photography
Real Estate and Construction Management47real estate
Therapy and Counseling46psychology, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Family and Social Work30child development, child care provider, human services, social work
Education and Teaching23middle school teaching, early childhood education, health teaching
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20health and physical education, occupational therapist assistant, recreational therapy
Music20music, music management
Law17legal assistant
Construction Trades17carpentry
Cooking and Culinary Arts15chef training
Media15radio and television, photo and film tech, radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging, printing equipment operation
Science13biology, physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Hospitality12hospitality management, tourism and travel
Art Studies10art studies
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician8biology tech
Engineering8engineering
Mathematics4mathematics
Medicine3pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy
Drama and Performing Arts0dance, drama

Number of programs and degrees for Austin Community College District in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years44344
Associate's degree1,12187
Award of less than 1 academic year225

Austin Community College District Student Body

In 2007-2008, Austin Community College District had a total enrollment of 33,508 students (21,741 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 8%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 21%
20-21 18%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Texas93%
(International Students)5%

Austin Community College District Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 15 %

Austin Community College District Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Austin, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Austin Community College District Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,248
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,988
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Austin Community College District participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1201500)

Austin Community College District Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track235295

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year141$83,166145$84,075
Associate professorcalendar year54$64,07175$63,160
Assistant professorcalendar year21$53,59434$54,407
All faculty totalcalendar year216$75,517254$73,928

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$67,39222$68,336
Associate professoracademic year4$53,75814$59,949
Assistant professoracademic year2*5$45,183
All faculty totalacademic year19$61,82941$62,648

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Austin Community College District Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Engineering
Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Development
Human Services, General
Social Work

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Anthropology
Economics, General
English Composition
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
German Language and Literature
History, General
Japanese Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking

Media
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Medicine
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music
Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Austin Community College District Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets Austin Community College District Apart:

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% of degrees in engineering technician
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% of degrees in music
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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% of degrees in real estate and construction management
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Top 15%Austin Community College District % of degrees in real estate and construction management
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 16%Austin Community College District % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 18%Austin Community College District % of degrees in therapy and counseling

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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