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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?

2021 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 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Alvin was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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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 estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Alvin Community College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 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.

Good Overall Diversity at Alvin

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,573 undergraduates at Alvin with 1,302 being full-time and 4,271 being part-time.

Alvin Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Alvin is 60.26 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.26 out of 100
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How Much Does Alvin Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Alvin is $6,710. 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 +
$6,900 $5,586 $6,414 $6,423 $7,249

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Alvin Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Alvin with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,000 in their early years. 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 located in Alvin, Texas. Alvin is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Alvin Community College

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,067 students took at least one online class at Alvin Community College. This is a decrease from the 1,248 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,067 294
2016-2017 1,248 398
2015-2016 1,460 447
2014-2015 1,346 378
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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