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Admissions

Admissions

4 Steps & You’re In

Austin Community College makes college more accessible with an open admissions policy and a simple enrollment process. There’s no fee to apply, and applications are accepted year-round. Once you complete these four steps, you’re eligible to take credit classes at any of our 11 campuses or online.

Step 1: View the First Step video

View the First Step video to learn about ACC’s enrollment process and how to choose the best academic path to reach your career goals.

Important Dates

ACC’s academic calendar has 16-week semesters in the fall and spring and an 11-week semester in summer. Shorter sessions are also offered within each semester to provide students a variety of course lengths and start times. Don’t wait to complete the admission steps! Applying early ensures you’ll be ready when key registration dates arrive.

View all Calendars

Summer 2021

Classes Start
June 1, 2021

New student registration starts
April 19, 2021

Fall 2021

Classes start
August 23, 2021

New student registration starts
June 1, 2021

Spring 2022

Classes start
January 18, 2022

New student registration starts
November 1, 2021

Other Types of Admissions

We offer several noncredit learning and training options. These programs include Continuing Education, Adult Education, English as a Second Language, and High School Dual Credit.

Continuing Education Take noncredit classes to learn a new job, upgrade a skill, advance your career, or improve your English.
Adult Education Prepare for high school equivalency or learn English as a Second Language.
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Learn English at ACC

Improve your English skills in small classes taught by caring faculty.

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High School Dual Credit

Earn college credit and even complete an associate degree before high school graduation.

Admissions Resources

The college offers additional services to support our veterans, active-duty military, and their families as well as students who qualify for accessibility services.

Veterans Services

Friendly and knowledgeable support for a successful transition to college life.

Accessibility Services

Accommodations are available for documented disabilities.