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Paying for College

Paying for College

You Can Afford College

ACC’s low tuition rates and generous financial aid packages allow thousands of Central Texans to graduate with little or no debt. You may also qualify for scholarship opportunities, interest-free payment plans, and other options that make your educational dreams a realistic possibility.

Financial Aid

Data shows students receiving financial support are more likely to graduate and stay in school.

Millions in aid, $70 million - Amount awarded in financial aid each year

Helping thousands, 13,310+ students receiving financial aid each year

Generous Packages, $5,200+ average amount of financial aid students accept

Save 80% On Tuition

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We believe college should be affordable for everyone. That's why tuition at ACC costs 70% less on average than it does at other state colleges and universities. Check out the cost comparison chart below:

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  • School:: ACC Tuition:: (int) $2,550 {"role":"style"}:: color:#1A5276 {"role":"annotation"}:: $2,550
  • School:: UT Tuition:: (int) $10,314 {"role":"style"}:: color:#888888 {"role":"annotation"}:: $10,314
  • School:: Texas A&M Tuition:: (int) $10,562 {"role":"style"}:: color:#888888 {"role":"annotation"}:: $10,562
  • School:: Texas State Tuition:: (int) $11,240 {"role":"style"}:: color:#888888 {"role":"annotation"}:: $11,240
  • School:: Texas Tech Tuition:: (int) $11,320 {"role":"style"}:: color:#888888 {"role":"annotation"}:: $11,320

Get Money for College

Financial aid can be used to pay for tuition and fees, books and supplies, transportation, and living costs. Help comes in the form of free money (grants), borrowed money (loans), and part-time employment (work-study).

Complete the U.S. government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if you qualify for assistance. It’s easier than it sounds, and our specialists are available to offer one-on-one help.

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ACC's FAFSA Code: 012015

More Ways to Save

Additional resources can help you manage the cost of attending ACC.


Explore the many ACC scholarships available to students like you.

Veterans Benefits

Work with an ACC employee to access the full value of your benefits.

Payment Plans

Make tuition more manageable by setting up an interest-free payment plan.

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