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More opportunities mean a brighter future. Find your passion and develop skills to create the future you want in a high-demand, high-wage career. For your family. For your future. For yourself.

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

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    Enroll in any of our five independently accredited colleges.

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    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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    International Education Week

    Each year, the Alamo Colleges participate in national International Education Week to celebrate diversity and increase awareness for international studies. Join us in celebrating diversity and awareness around the world.
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    Cafe Con Leche

    Dec. 14 - Join us as we share information to student parents and parents of students! The event has free food, door prizes, giveaways, and music. Learn what we can do to help you and your student succeed!
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    Aspen Institute Names Three Alamo Colleges as Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges

    San Antonio College, Palo Alto College and Northwest Vista College have been named to the list of 150 community colleges.
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    The Alamo Colleges District Receives Top National Award For Website

    Alamo.edu was awarded the top honor for best user interface and navigation at the Episerver Ascend Conference.
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    Board Recognizes Wells Fargo For $100,000 Investment In AlamoPROMISE

    Wells Fargo committed to a 2019 cumulative investment of $100,000 to support AlamoPROMISE!
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    Alamo Colleges, San Antonio Food Bank Enhance Advocacy Centers

    At their regular October meeting, the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees approved a partnership agreement with the San Antonio Food Bank to hire case assistance navigators for each of the five colleges’ Student Advocacy Centers.
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    SAISD Students Sign Up For AlamoPROMISE At Save Your Seat Event

    The rollout of AlamoPROMISE continued on October 21 with a high-energy Alamo Colleges/SAISD Save Your Seat event at SAISD’s Alamo Convocation Center.
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    Alamo Colleges District Launches AlamoPROMISE

    AlamoPROMISE, the district’s bold new initiative to ensure that graduating seniors in San Antonio and Bexar County can afford to attend one of the Alamo Colleges, has officially been launched.
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    Community Partnership Creates Pathway To College For Youth With Foster Care History

    Bexar County youth in foster care will soon have a new support system to put them on a path to succeed in college.
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    Alamo Colleges Expands Transfer Compact Partnership

    Eight Texas universities join initiative to save students time and money by increasing the efficiency of the transfer process.
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    Toyota Donates $500,000 To AlamoPROMISE

    At a press conference today, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. announced a five-year commitment of $500,000 towards the Alamo Colleges District’s AlamoPROMISE program.
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    Trustees Approve New Budget for FY2020

    The Alamo Colleges District’s Board of Trustees recently approved the district’s budget for 2019-2020, totaling $385.2 million. The overall goal of the budget is for "smart growth" to support economic and social mobility.
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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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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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