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Alvin Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Alvin Community College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Alvin offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Alvin Community College Ranked?

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2022 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 91 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic).

Overall Quality

Alvin landed the #1,094 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 136 colleges in Texas, Alvin is ranked at #60.

See all of the rankings for Alvin Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Alvin?

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

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Alvin it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 23%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  23 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Alvin Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Alvin Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

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

Alvin Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,797 undergraduates at Alvin with 1,218 being full-time and 4,579 being part-time.

How Much Does Alvin Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Alvin is $9,913. 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 +
$8,590 $9,590 $11,609 $13,488 $14,683

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 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,298 a year. That adds up to $13,192 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Alvin is 13.3%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Alvin make about $37,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 7% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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

Location of Alvin Community College

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

Learn more about the majors offered at Alvin Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Alvin

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 2018-2019, 1,130 students took at least one online class at Alvin Community College. This is an increase from the 1,067 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,130 320
2017-2018 1,067 294
2016-2017 1,248 398
2015-2016 1,460 447
2013-2014 1,108 333

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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