Accreditation


Upcoming Events

April 1, 2020
  • Physical Therapist Assistant Application Period
    September 1, 2019 - May 9, 2020  

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Application Period
    September 1, 2019 - May 30, 2020  

  • Pharmacy Technician Summer Semester Application Deadline
    April 1, 2020

  • Medical Laboratory Technology Program Application Deadline
    April 1, 2020

  • Sonography Application Period
    April 1, 2020 - June 1, 2020  

  • RN-to-BSN Fall 2020 Application Period
    November 8, 2019 - May 19, 2020  

  • RN-to-BSN Spring 2021 Application Period
    February 1, 2020 - August 10, 2020  

  • Veterinary Technology Application Period
    February 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020  

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Accreditation

Austin Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Austin Community College.

The purpose of publishing the name, address and contact numbers of Austin Community College’s primary accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, is to meet federal requirements. Publication of this information is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Austin Community College District, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Austin Community College District’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Austin Community College District for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquires about Austin Community College District, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to Austin Community College District and not to the Commission’s office.

In addition, many Health Sciences programs are accredited by non-governmental, nationally recognized organizations that oversee post-graduate education in their areas of specialization.

Accrediting Agencies

The following organizations have accredited ACC Health Sciences programs in their specialty:

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Health Sciences Updates

  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, and RN-to-BSN should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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  • Attention! All students that have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program…

    All students who have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program should declare General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences (Associate of Science) for their major. Once accepted into a program, the student's major will be updated.

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