Community College Facts

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Alvin_CC_facts66% 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.

ACC Facts

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.

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