Always Inspire.
Always Improve.

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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Connecting to your future starts with these three simple steps
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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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    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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    Brightwood Allied Health Students Info Session

    The Workforce Training Network will hold two information sessions on Thursday, December 13th at 10 am & 2 pm. Students will learn how they can complete their certificate program through the Alamo Colleges District.
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    Help for Brightwood College Students

    If you are a former Brightwood College student looking for your next step, we are here to help. The Alamo Colleges would like to help you continue your path to a college degree or certificate.
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    Mobile GO Celebrates 10 Years Of Bringing College to the Community

    Mobile GO Center celebrates 10 years of providing a one-stop enrollment center. It continues to provide information to college to local schools and organizations.
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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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    Economic Impact Study Shows Big Value For Students, Community

    At a press conference November 7, the Alamo Colleges District announced the results of an economic impact study that quantifies the dollar value to its students, taxpayers and the community as a whole.
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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.
    Learn more about Alamo Alert
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    Building pathways to agriculture education

    Palo Alto College's agriculture program is not only educating the students enrolled in its program, but also the community.
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    A Long Journey of Courage, Optimism, and Hope

    In honor of Veterans Day, 'A Long Journey' highlights the true story of Jeff Long, an Army Veteran who endured a traumatic brain injury and a six-month medically induced coma—and still has hope for the future.
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    NVC Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Community Math Project

    Major grant aims to narrow achievement gap in math for underserved students
    NVC Receives Major Grant
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    SPC Hosting San Antonio Area's Largest Boy Scouts Event

    In preparation for transformation in 2019, St. Philip’s College hosts final year of all-boy Boy Scouts Merit Badge University events in San Antonio Nov. 3…
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    McKinley Named New Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Development

    The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees has approved the selection of Robert McKinley as the district's new vice chancellor of economic and workforce development.
    Read the Press Release
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    Alamo Colleges District Adopts Tax Rate

    The Alamo Community College District adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.
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    NLC Expands Veterans Services to Students

    NLC officially opened its new Veterans Lounge on September 17 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
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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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