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Alvin Community College Data & Information Overview

140 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
15% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Alvin Community College Ranked?

#1,400 Best Colleges in Nation
#73 Best Colleges in TX
Allied Health Professions Highest Ranked Major
Value Badge

2024 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Alvin Community College was awarded 140 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

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Overall Quality

Alvin is ranked #1,400 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Alvin held the #1,848 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 115 colleges in Texas, Alvin is ranked at #73.

See all of the rankings for Alvin Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Alvin?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Since Alvin Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about Alvin Community College admissions.

Alvin Community College Faculty

11 to 1 Student to Faculty
22% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Alvin, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Alvin Community College is 22%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  22 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Alvin Community College

62% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Alvin Community College this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Alvin Community College.

Alvin Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,266 Full-Time Undergraduates
57.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
58.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,737 undergraduates at Alvin with 1,266 being full-time and 4,471 being part-time.

How Much Does Alvin Community College Cost?

$9,261 Net Price
4% Take Out Loans
$11,216 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Alvin is $9,261. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Alvin

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,465 $9,315 $11,609 $13,054 $15,151

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Alvin, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Alvin, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,804 a year. That adds up to $11,216 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Alvin is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Alvin Graduates Make?

$40,650 Avg Salary of Grads
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The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Alvin make about $40,650 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Alvin Community College make the most money.

Location of Alvin Community College

Texas State
1,266 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Alvin Community College is a public institution situated in Alvin, Texas. Alvin is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Contact details for Alvin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, TX 77511-4898
Phone: 281-756-3500

Alvin Community College Majors

30 Majors With Completions
990 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Alvin Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Alvin

33% Take At Least One Class Online
14% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 1,655 students took at least one online class at Alvin Community College. This is a decrease from the 2,525 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,655 711
2019-2020 2,525 703
2018-2019 1,130 320
2017-2018 1,067 294
2016-2017 1,248 398

Learn more about online learning at Alvin Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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