Alvin Community College: Review & Facts

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Alvin Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,115 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1948 and is the only college located in Alvin, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
Alvin Community College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Alvin Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Chemistry, Laboratory Assistance, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Alvin Community College is low at 57% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Alvin Community College is very low: 21%. About 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Alvin Community College is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,900
Low
Average tuition costs are very low, around $3,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Alvin Community College not covered by tuition are about $500, which comes to $3,900 annually.

Read the details about Alvin Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Alvin Community College will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Alvin Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (281) 756-3500 or check Alvin Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Alvin Community College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at ACC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Alvin Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Alvin Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Alvin Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alvin Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Alvin Community College, 3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, Texas 77511-4898, USA
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