About ACC

Building Brighter Futures

Austin Community College is a nationally recognized college serving Central Texas as the primary gateway to higher education and technical training opportunities. Our mission is to provide open-door access to an affordable college education for students who want to earn a degree, learn a marketable skill, or advance their careers. We pride ourselves on offering an extraordinary learning experience that puts every student on their path to success.

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ACC is home of the Riverbat. Here, we are focused on student success and providing affordable, flexible pathways.

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The Forefront of Education

ACC is leading the nation in transforming how students learn. The college provides flexible, accelerated learning opportunities and real-world experiences to help students complete their education on-time and graduate workforce-ready.


ACC reimagined Highland Mall and transformed the former shopping center into centers of learning.


The ACC Bioscience Incubator offers research space for biotech companies and real-world training for students.


ACC works with its ISD partners to provide high school  students pathways into higher education.


Austin Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Austin Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).