ERIC Number: ED449826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Austin Community College 1998-99 Fact Book.
Austin Community Coll., TX.
This report provides various facts about Austin Community College (ACC) (Texas). It addresses general school information, budget and finance, credit programs, college credit student profile, credit degrees and awards, campus demographics, alternative credit and adult education, faculty and staff, and facilities and instructional sites. The college was established in December 1972 by voters of the Austin Independent School District. Presently, the college maintains six full-time campuses in addition to the Highland Business Center, which houses the administration offices and a business training center. ACC receives its funds from three primary sources of revenues: state funding, property taxes, and student tuition and fees. ACC's tuition is among the highest of any community college in Texas. Unlike state reimbursement, tuition and fee income may be spent for any college purpose, including retirement of revenue bonds which could be used for limited construction purposes. ACC's educational programs include workforce programs and academic/ transfer courses. The college offers 16 Associate of Arts programs and 12 Associate of Science programs. In fall 1998, 39.0% of the students were between 16 and 21 years of age and 36.3% were between 22 and 30. Contains numerous charts and tables. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Community Coll., TX.