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ACC Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Alvin Community College was $2,068 a year for in-state students and $3,146 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you're done with college.

Tuition for international students at Alvin Community College is $3,146 per year.

Alvin Community College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Alvin Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,068 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Texas-residents, out-of-state tuition is $3,146 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency..

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to check your state's eligibility criteria for as an in-state resident. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.

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ACC International Student Tuition

ACC has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at Alvin Community College can expect to pay around $3,146 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at ACC:

  • On-campus jobs
  • Loans from outsideACC
  • ACC-specific scholarships

ACC Housing Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at ACC.

Room and Board Costs at ACC

ACC does not provide on-campus housing for students, so there is no cost for housing, however students should consider the cost of off-campus housing when looking at the cost of different colleges. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $4,899.

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

Cost of Books at ACC

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. . The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Full-time undergrads at ACC pay $620 in fees each academic year.

There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools offer ways so that those with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at ACC

The total cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school?. Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Where are a college is located can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in a city might be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Alvin Community Collegeis in a suburban setting in Texas, near Houston.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.

Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to ACC.

Total Cost of ACC

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $2,068
Out-of-State Tuition $3,146
Board Only $2,823
Yearly Fees $620
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

ACC’s tuition and fees change based on: Academic program for both full and part-time students

Financial Aid at ACC

In 2021, 0 of the 5,737 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for ACC Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on ACC financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at ACC

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, a total of $5.4 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $880000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Alvin Community College Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for ACC students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of ACC seem more manageable.

What will attending ACC really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the ACC's net cost calculator on their website.

ACC Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

ACC does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for ACC students.

ACC offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

ACC Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

ACC has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

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ACC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,688

In State

$3,766

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,068
$3,146
Fees
$620
$620
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

ACC Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,737

Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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$2,688

Out-of-State

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