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Austin Community College District Veteran Services & Resources

Is Austin Community College District a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Austin Community College District veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Austin Community College District G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on Austin Community College District:

How Does Austin Community College District Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Austin Community College District was ranked #266 on the 2022 version of this list. This puts Austin Community College District in the top 15% of the 2,459 schools on this list for providing vets with an excellent educational experience. The school also ranked #22 in our Best for Vets in Texas ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Austin Community College District did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 73
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 974

You can also see how specific majors at Austin Community College District fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Music Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Hotel/Motel Administration/Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Environmental Control Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Corrections Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Latin Language & Literature Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best East Asian Languages Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Chinese Language & Literature Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1

How Many Veterans Go to Austin Community College District?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

According to the VA, there are 2,473 G.I. Bill® students at Austin Community College District. There are 39,896 students enrolled at Austin Community College District. This means that approximately 6.20% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Austin Community College District

Austin Community College District participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Austin Community College District Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Austin Community College District may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, Austin Community College District may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Austin Community College District Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Austin Community College District.

Complaints to the VA About Austin Community College District

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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