Austin Community College District (ACC) is named one of the top institutions in the state and nation in five key programs according to a new report released by

The national research group provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs. Researchers compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges nationwide and awarded ACC in five distinct categories, including:

Each program was ranked on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories: program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. For more information about its ranking process, visit’s ranking methodology.

The report highlights ACC’s flexible learning options. The college offers four ways to learn: synchronous online, asynchronous online, in-person, and hybrid. In spring 2022, these options are expanding to offer even more opportunities for students who are looking for a class option that fits their schedule. 

Registration for spring is open now. To learn more, visit