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Alamo Community Colleges

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total enrollment:
  • 76,619
  • In-District:*
  • 76.3%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 10.5%
  • Full-time:**
  • 35.1%
  • Female:
  • 58.0%
  • Male:
  • 42.0%
  • Anglo:
  • 40.0%
  • African American:
  • 7.2%
  • Hispanic:
  • 49.0%
  • Asian:
  • 2.6%
  • Native American:
  • 0.4%
  • International:
  • 0.7%
  • Other:
  • 0.1%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Bruce H. Leslie, Chancellor
3535 N. Ellison Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78251
(210) 208-8020

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $59.56

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $103.56

Program Description

The Alamo Community College District (ACCD) includes five colleges: San Antonio College, St. Philip’s College, Palo Alto College, Northwest Vista College and Northeast Lakeview College. The Alamo Community Colleges offer a comprehensive curriculum that includes university transfer, work force education and career and technology programs. Degree-seeking students attending any of the Alamo Community Colleges can pursue associate degrees, occupational certificates and university transfer programs.

University Transfer: Students interested in obtaining a four-year degree can complete their first two years of a bachelor’s degree in education, engineering, health, science, mathematics, liberal arts and many more academic areas. ACCD has formal articulation agreements with various universities including the University of Texas - San Antonio, Texas A&M - Kingsville and Texas State University. These agreements ensure that credits earned at any of the Alamo Colleges are accepted when students transfer to state or private universities.

Work Force and Career and Technology Programs: ACCD students can pursue associate degrees, certificates and licenses in occupational programs that prepare them for jobs. The Alamo Colleges offer more than 325 degree, occupational certificate and college transfer programs, including career pathways in the region’s fastest-growing economic sectors of health care, aviation, information technology, finance, construction and advanced manufacturing. Examples of ACCD programs that can be completed in one or two years include:

  • registered nursing, licensed vocational nursing, radiography, cardiovascular, sonography, dental assistance
  • computer numerical control, robotics, electronics, electro-mechanical technician
  • computer science, computer programming, network administration

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 3,601
  • Associates:
  • 2,628
  • Certificates:
  • 972

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only46935.1%1,74584.4%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)57643.1%864.2%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)17513.1%120.6%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)413.1%844.1%
Not Found755.6%1406.8%
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