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.

ACC Tuition Vs. Other Institutions

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

Financial Aid

helping thousands -- 13,310 acc students received financial aid during the 2017-2018 academic year
generous packages -- $5,268 average award per student
millions in aid -- $70,116,051 total amount of financial aid awarded to ACC students

Financial Aid at ACC - Based on 2017-2018 academic year

Completing the U.S. government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is often the first step to receive financial assistance for college. Aid can be used to cover expenses including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and transportation. Help comes in the form of free money (grants), borrowed money (loans), or part-time work (work-study).

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ACC’s Financial Aid Office will help you make informed decisions about your options so you can stay focused and on track to graduate. Some funds are first-come, first-served, so it’s best to complete the financial aid application by the priority deadline.

Financial Aid Priority Deadlines

Fall Semesters: April 1
Spring Semesters: October 15
Summer Semesters: March 1



Other Financial Assistance

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

Veterans Benefits

ACC’s programs are VA-approved. Knowledgeable staff will work with you individually to ensure you get the most out of your investment.

No Interest Payment Plans

With an initial down payment before your tuition deadline, you’ll be able to spread your payments over the length of the semester. Plus, online sign-up makes the process simple.

Scholarship Opportunities

Dozens of scholarships are available to ACC students from numerous organizations, including the ACC Foundation.

Education Tax Credits

Federal tax relief incentives could allow you to deduct college-related costs on your tax returns.