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Austin Community College District Overview

Austin Community College District is a public institution situated in Austin, Texas. The city atmosphere of Austin makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Austin Community College District Known For?

4,823 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Austin Community College District is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.

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Austin Community College District Rankings

Austin Community College District holds the #29 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Austin Community College District has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#22 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#343 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Austin Community College District.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Fine & Studio Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Legal Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Hospitality Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Austin Community College District?

Location of Austin Community College District

Contact details for Austin Community College District are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Phone: 512-223-7000
Website: www.austincc.edu

How Do I Get Into Austin Community College District?

You can apply to Austin Community College District online at: www.austincc.edu/admissions

Austin Community College District has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Austin Community College District?

58% Take Out Loans
12.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Austin Community College District, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,411 a year. That adds up to $21,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Austin Community College District is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Austin Community College District Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,939 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 41,056 undergraduate students at Austin Community College District, with 8,939 being full-time and 32,117 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Austin Community College District

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,939 full-time undergraduates at Austin Community College District, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Austin Community College District

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Austin Community College District students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Austin Community College District Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 480
Black or African American 648
Hispanic or Latino 3,249
White 3,748
International Students 327
Other Races/Ethnicities 487

Over 81 countries are represented at Austin Community College District. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and Mexico.

Online Learning at Austin Community College District

4,760 Took All Classes Online
11,748 Took At Least One Class Online
4.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 11,748 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Austin Community College District has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 16th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Austin Community College District

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Austin Community College District was 4.9%. This is the #1,678 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Austin Community College District regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Austin Community College District majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 21%
Communication & Journalism 16%
Computer & Information Sciences 11%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 18%
English Language & Literature 20%
Geography & Cartography 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 1%
Journalism 15%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 14%
Liberal Arts General Studies 14%
Marketing 50%
Philosophy 67%
Philosophy & Religious Studies 67%
Real Estate 22%
Social Sciences 25%
Writing Studies 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Austin Community College District ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Austin Community College District.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Journalism #12
Real Estate #16
Romance Languages #20
Geography & Cartography #32
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #34
Sociology #42
General English Literature #43
Computer Programming #45
Writing Studies #52
English Language & Literature #87
Marketing #93
Communication & Journalism #113
Social Sciences #153
Computer & Information Sciences #288
Criminal Justice & Corrections #304
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #343
Liberal Arts General Studies #377
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #377

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Austin Community College District Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1,325 0 1,325
General Business/Commerce 0 366 0 366
Nursing 0 254 0 254
Allied Health Professions 75 104 10 189
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 110 32 142
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 83 37 3 123
Computer Systems Networking 49 65 0 114
Computer Information Systems 3 110 0 113
Precision Metal Working 71 31 10 112
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 98 0 98
American Sign Language 79 12 0 91
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 16 36 36 88
General Psychology 0 86 0 86
General Engineering 0 79 0 79
Accounting 0 26 50 76
Computer Programming 36 38 0 74
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 65 9 74
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 17 55 0 72
Environmental Control Technology 45 19 5 69
General Biology 0 62 0 62
Design & Applied Arts 17 43 2 62
Fire Protection 46 15 0 61
Hospitality Management 23 32 0 55
Arts & Media Management 0 53 0 53
Carpentry 11 33 0 44
Business Administration & Management 26 17 0 43
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 42 42
Legal Support Services 0 21 20 41
Social Work 0 39 0 39
Real Estate 33 4 0 37
Mental & Social Health Services 0 27 8 35
Mathematics 0 33 0 33
Marketing 21 11 0 32
Audiovisual Communications 6 13 13 32
Health & Physical Education 5 24 2 31
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 30 0 30
Writing Studies 0 27 3 30
History 0 29 0 29
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 16 3 9 28
Fine & Studio Arts 0 28 0 28
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 18 5 27
Business Support & Assistant Services 13 12 1 26
Romance Languages 0 26 0 26
General English Literature 0 25 0 25
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 23 0 23
Geography & Cartography 12 7 4 23
Human Development & Family Studies 2 10 10 22
Journalism 0 20 0 20
Political Science & Government 0 19 0 19
Culinary Arts 0 14 4 18
Chemistry 0 17 0 17
Economics 0 17 0 17
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 16 0 16
Dental Support Services 0 16 0 16
Precision Systems Maintenance 13 2 0 15
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 12 12
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 11 0 11
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 11 0 11
Sociology 0 11 0 11
Natural Resources Conservation 0 9 0 9
Anthropology 0 9 0 9
East Asian Languages 0 8 0 8
Drama & Theater Arts 0 7 0 7
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 2 4 6
Woodworking 0 0 6 6
Archeology 0 5 0 5
Music 0 4 0 4
Graphic Communications 0 3 0 3
Philosophy 0 3 0 3
Dance 0 3 0 3
International Business 2 0 0 2
Classical Languages & Literature 0 2 0 2
Germanic Languages 0 2 0 2
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 2 0 2
Physics 0 2 0 2
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 1 0 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0
General Agriculture 0 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 724 3,799 300 4,823

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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