Accreditation


Upcoming Events

January 26, 2022
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Application Period
    January 10, 2022 - June 1, 2022  

  • Radiology Applications Accepted Fall 2022
    September 1, 2021 - February 1, 2022  

  • Dental Hygiene Application Period
    September 1, 2021 - February 1, 2022  

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Application Period
    September 15, 2021 - May 27, 2022  

  • Vocational Nursing Fall 2023 (Evening-Weekend) Application Period
    April 14, 2021 - January 10, 2023  

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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.

Publishing the name, address and contact number of Austin Community College’s primary accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is a federal requirement. This information enables interested constituents to (1) 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 inquiries 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

  • ACC COVID-19 Information

    Please check the Coronavirus page often for the latest information on ACC's response to the pandemic.

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  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • 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, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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