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Alvin Community College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 8,897
  • In-District:*
  • 28.3%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 38.4%
  • Full-time:**
  • 34.2%
  • Female:
  • 52.2%
  • Male:
  • 47.8%
  • Anglo:
  • 57.9%
  • Hispanic:
  • 21.6%
  • African American:
  • 11.2%
  • Asian:
  • 2.1%
  • Native American:
  • 0.5%
  • International:
  • 0.3%
  • Other:
  • 6.4%

* 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. A. Rodney Allbright, President
3110 Mustang Road
Alvin, Texas 77511
(281) 756-3598

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $40.19

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $68.19

Program Description

Alvin Community College (ACC) offers university transfer credit, associate degrees, one-year certificates and numerous continuing education career programs.

University Transfer: Credits earned at ACC can be transferred to a university and/or applied toward a two-year associate degree or one-year certificate in fields such as business technology, child development, broadcast communications, computer science, court reporting, criminal justice, culinary arts, diagnostic cardiovascular sonography, drafting, emergency medical technology, management, nursing and respiratory care.

Career Programs: ACC’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department offers a wide selection of training programs that help students enter the work force quickly. Programs include bank telling, Microsoft Office, massage therapy, certified nursing assistant, CPR basic life support, medical terminology, medical coding/transcription, nurse refresher training, certified pharmaceutical sales representative, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy, insurance sales, loan officer, real estate appraisal/marketing/inspecting, welding and commercial truck driving.

Special Interest: ACC also provides lifelong enrichment opportunities for people of all ages, including classes and programs for children and senior adults and special-interest classes such as karate, party planning, art, Latin dancing, concealed handgun certification, fitness, communication and budgeting.

Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 845
  • Associates:
  • 421
  • Certificates:
  • 423

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.

Number and share of students enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only11832.1%29865.8%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)13737.2%40.9%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)5414.7%10.2%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)143.8%255.5%
Not Found4512.2%12527.6%
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