IN-PERSON LEARNING RESUMES 9/13: ACC resumes its original fall schedule Monday, September 13. All in-person classes that were moved to virtual learning for the first three weeks return to campus at this time. The college also will offer free COVID-19 testing at Round Rock, Highland, Riverside, and Eastview campuses. These services will begin the week of 9/20. Follow all COVID-19 updates here.

High School Dual Credit

High School Dual Credit

Save BIG by starting college early

Join us for a virtual college visit! Explore ACC is a virtual event for high school seniors. We’ll help you figure out your next step and answer all your questions about life at Austin Community College. Learn More.

Take ACC classes in high school. 

Austin Community College offers significantly discounted college classes for high school students! You can satisfy graduation requirements while you earn university transfer credits, complete an associate degree, or train for a career. Choose the Dual Credit option that’s right for you.

Dual Credit Program

Earn college credit at your high school, an ACC campus, or online.

Early College High School

Earn your high school diploma and an associate degree at the same time.

Career Programs

Graduate high school job-ready with a career-tech certificate.

Upward Bound

Tour colleges, travel to new places, and prepare for your future.

Benefits of ACC Dual Credit Programs

Dual credit students more likely to finish college.
Save 100% on an Associate degree
7,400 high school students enrolled

Help Your Student

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You play an important role in your students' success in and beyond high school. Connect with the ACC College and High School Relations Office to learn about ACC early college opportunities that help high school students earn affordable college credits, obtain an associate degree, or join the career pipeline for in-demand jobs.


Need assistance or accommodations? The Office of College and High School Relations is eager to help.