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At the Alamo Colleges District, education meets opportunity. Opportunity means a brighter future. Find your passion and develop skills to create the future you want in a high-demand, high wage career field.

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    Explore Careers.

    Find your purpose and start your journey in one of our six institutes.

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    Apply for Admission.

    Enroll in any of our five independently accredited colleges.

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    Begin Financial Aid.

    The tuition at ACD is very affordable and we also offer many resources to help pay for college. 

News and Events at the Alamo Colleges

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    AlamoPROMISE Steering Committee Powered By Top Local Leaders

    A blue ribbon roster of local business, education and non-profit leaders gathered today for their first meeting as the steering committee for the Alamo Colleges District’s AlamoPROMISE initiative.
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    Four Alamo Colleges Make Top Ten List Of Online Community Colleges In Texas

    The SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, recently announced their rankings.
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    Fresh Start Program

    Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester, the Alamo Colleges District is launching a Fresh Start program to offer eligible students the opportunity to re-enroll and complete their degree or certificate.
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    Snapshot: Creating Paths To High-Wage, High-Demand Jobs

    Our associate degree and certificate programs prepare students to be employed in the high-wage, high-demand jobs that will provide them and their families with greater economic prosperity and social mobility.
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    Northwest Vista College Opens Permanent Food Pantry

    Northwest Vista College's permanent food pantry, located in Huisache Hall, opened on March 18 and will be open five days a week and the first Saturday of each month.
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    Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship

    Let us help you pay for college! The Alamo Colleges Foundation offers many different kinds of scholarships. Apply now for Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Priority application deadline is MARCH 31. Don’t delay!
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    Your Alamo Colleges District ID is Your VIA U-Pass

    Alamo Colleges District has partnered with VIA to offer the new U-Pass to all students, faculty and staff. For the Spring 2019 semester, just show your Student ID to the bus operator when boarding.
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    Reserve Your Seat for High-Value Education

    Time-Ticketing Registration will begin the week of November 12, 2018. Starting in spring 2019, a new tuition rate goes into effect, but you’ll still pay the lowest college costs in the area.
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    Alamo Colleges wins Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

    On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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    Introducing an Enhanced Alamo Alert System

    We are teaming with Rave Mobile Safety to enhance Alamo Alert to provide an emergency alert system capable of delivering messages to your Alamo Colleges and personal email addresses, as well as your landline and mobile phone.
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The Alamo Colleges District

Our five colleges offer a vast array of programs and two-year degrees. Recent capital improvement programs have allowed us to create some of the best facilities for teaching and learning in the country. Our credits transfer to four-year universities for those pursuing bachelor’s or higher degrees. And our workforce development programs help individuals build new careers and meet the needs of business. The Alamo Colleges District empowers our diverse communities for success.

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