Tuition Table

Low Tuition for a Quality Education

Austin Community College offers the best tuition rates in Central Texas. Our in-district tuition hasn’t changed in more than eight years, and we’ve lowered out-of-district costs. You can get an estimate of your costs by using the table below.

General Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition and general fees are set by the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees and determined by residency status.
  • The table reflects total tuition and student fees charged for each credit hour.
  • The totals do not reflect any additional course-specific fees that may appear on your bill. See fee descriptions below.

Note: Rate is subject to change by the ACC Board of Trustees.

  • 2021-2022
    • 2021-2022 Tuition & General Fees
      1 $85 $286 $353
      2 $170 $572 $706
      3 $255 $858 $1,059
      4 $340 $1,144 $1,412
      5 $425 $1,430 $1,765
      6 $510 $1,716 $2,118
      7 $595 $2,002 $2,471
      8 $680 $2,288 $2,824
      9 $765 $2,574 $3,177
      10 $850 $2,860 $3,530
      11 $935 $3,146 $3,883
      12 $1,020 $3,432 $4,236
      13 $1,105 $3,718 $4,589
      14 $1,190 $4,004 $4,942
      15 $1,275 $4,290 $5,295
      Credit Hours In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State &
      International Students
  • 2022-2023
    • 2022-2023 Tuition & General Fees
      1 $85 $286 $353
      2 $170 $572 $706
      3 $255 $858 $1,059
      4 $340 $1,144 $1,412
      5 $425 $1,430 $1,765
      6 $510 $1,716 $2,118
      7 $595 $2,002 $2,471
      8 $680 $2,288 $2,824
      9 $765 $2,574 $3,177
      10 $850 $2,860 $3,530
      11 $935 $3,146 $3,883
      12 $1,020 $3,432 $4,236
      13 $1,105 $3,718 $4,589
      14 $1,190 $4,004 $4,942
      15 $1,275 $4,290 $5,295
      Credit Hours In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State &
      International Students

Fee Information

Fee or Charge Fee Type Description
Out of District Fee Student $201 per credit hour - Fee is charged to Texas resident students who live outside the ACC District.
General fee Student $15 per credit hour - Fee is used as a pledge against the Revenue Bond Debt Service payment. Revenue bonds are used to improve and construct the college’s facilities.
Student success fee Student $2 per credit hour - (formerly Student Activity Fee) Fee is charged to enhance student success via student life, student activities, and other services provided by the College.
Student Accident
Insurance
Student $1 per course -  See information
Sustainability fee Student The fee is $1 per semester credit hour, with the average student paying $8 a semester.
Student Parking fee Student $15 per year (optional)
First Day Book Fee Course Varies. See additional information
Course fee Course $50 per course
Certain courses provide additional instruction over the standard credit hour based lecture (i.e., science labs). The course fee is charged due to the additional instructional costs associated with those courses.
Health Professions
Insurance fee
Course $10 per course
Site fee Course Varies; see course description
Out-of-District
(DUAL students)
Course $150 per course charged to DUAL (formerly ECS) students when enrolled in a tuition exempt courses offered at an ACC campus (exceptions apply). Visit the dual-credit website for more information.
Third Course Attempt Course $60 per credit hour for any course you have attempted three or more times will be added to the tuition charged for that course. See third course attempt/repeat courses.

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