ACC has a long history of creating successful transfer partnerships to provide accessible and affordable pathways to a bachelor degree. The partnerships below offer innovative or unique opportunities for our students who want to continue their education beyond ACC.
ACC offers co-enrollment programs with our two largest university partners, Texas State University and The University of Texas at Austin. Eligibility for participation in Pathways and PACE is determined by the respective university.
|Pathways to Co-Enrollment (PACE) with The University of Texas at Austin (PACE)||Eligible students spend their freshman year taking one class per semester at UT while completing the majority of their coursework at ACC. Students who successfully complete PACE requirements continue their undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin, and are automatically admissible to a number of majors in the College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, Moody College of Communication or the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.|
|Pathways Program with Texas State University||Eligible students spend their freshman year taking one class per semester at Texas State Univerisity while completing the majority of their coursework at the ACC Hays Campus. Students are eligible to live on the Texas State campus and are provided transportation to ACC. Students who fulfill the program requirements transition to go on to finish their bachelor’s degree at Texas State.|
|Concordia Connect 3+1 BAAS Co-Enrollment Program||The Concordia Connect 3+1 program between Concordia University Texas and ACC will help students complete their transition from an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree to a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree (BAAS), simply and affordably.|
|OWL Transfer Program with WGU Texas||The WGU OWL Program offers guaranteed admission to WGU when you transfer with a completed associate degree into one of 13 high transfer bachelor’s degree programs. This online, competency-based program provides support services while you are enrolled at ACC, and has set aside $1.5 million dollars in scholarship opportunities for participants.|
|TechTeach Across Texas 2+1 Program||
This innovative program, developed with Austin Community College, Austin ISD, and Texas Tech University, allows students who have completed an Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) at ACC to complete a Texas Tech bachelor's degree, earn state teacher certification and acquire a job with a partner school district (AISD) in the third, accelerated year.
|Texas A&M University - Chevron Engineering Academy||Get a head start on your Texas A&M engineering degree by applying for the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC. Offered in partnership with Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering, this unique program offers students an opportunity to pursue an engineering degree while co-enrolled at Texas A&M and ACC.|
Texas Pathways Sponsored by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT)
|Texas Pathways is an online portal that includes over 50 online 4-year degrees from 6 private/independent colleges in the state, including 12 super-transfer friendly degrees that accept up to 90 credit hours. Register HERE. Texas Pathways will recommend a bachelor’s degree pathway from select universities based on career interests, credits completed, and cost. For questions, contact Nathan@collegeconsortium.org or Lois.Hollis@icut.org.|