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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. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Alvin Community College Ranked?

2023 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 47 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Alvin is ranked #1,848 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Alvin is also ranked #91 out of 116 schools in Texas.

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 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

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 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 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 5,737 undergraduates at Alvin with 1,266 being full-time and 4,471 being part-time.

How Much Does Alvin Community College Cost?

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 6% of students took out student loans averaging $3,340 a year. That adds up to $13,360 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?

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

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 2019-2020, 2,525 students took at least one online class at Alvin Community College. This is an increase from the 1,130 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,525 703
2018-2019 1,130 320
2017-2018 1,067 294
2016-2017 1,248 398
2015-2016 1,460 447

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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