• 66% of nurses and healthcare workers and 84% of first responders receive training from community colleges.
• Average income for top individuals in some jobs that require an Associate Degree can be more than the average income for some positions requiring a Bachelor Degree, according to Georgetown University researchers.
• For every dollar students invest in their education, they earn $4.80 annually in the workforce, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International.
• Community colleges help provide education for 15.5 million jobs to the national economy every year, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International.
The average student receives an annual 16.8% rate of return for their investment in ACC, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI).
The average ACC graduate will earn 35% more than someone with a high school diploma, according to EMSI.
Enrollment numbers have increased 7.46 percent from 4,920 students in spring 2015 to 5,287 students in spring 2016.
ACC operates on a $27 million budget which is funded via three sources; student tuition, property tax revenue and state funding.