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The Alamo Community College District (ACCD) is a community college system serving the greater San Antonio, Texas area. ACCD consists of five colleges which operate with a high degree of autonomy: San Antonio College, St. Philip's College, Palo Alto College, Northwest Vista College, and Northeast Lakeview College. The system serves about 100,000 students in academic and continuing education programs, employes about 5,300 faculty and staff, and had a budget of $277 million for 2009.[1]

ACCD is "the tenth largest" college system in the United States, "the second largest system in Texas", and "each of the ACCD's five colleges is ranked among the Top-10 Hispanic serving 2-year institutions in America".

Currently, the district offers over 325 degree and certificate programs. Most courses taken within the district are meant to apply for AA, AS, AAS, AAA, and AAT degrees which help students apply for jobs or of which can be transferred to four-year institutions.

As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of ACCD is the following:[2]

Recently, the Alamo Community College District was renamed "Alamo Colleges." They also changed their main logo as well as altering all the logos of the colleges within the district.

References

  1. ^ Ludwig, Melissa (July 5, 1009). "Ideas clash at Alamo Colleges". San Antonio Express News. pp. A1. http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/education/Ideas_clash_at_Alamo_Colleges.html. Retrieved 2009-07-05.  
  2. ^ Texas Education Code, Section 130.162, "Alamo Community College District Service Area".

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