Welcome to Online Learning

As a fully online student at one of our five Alamo Colleges, the flexibility of online learning allows you to:

  • Pursue education beyond a high school diploma 
  • Stay connected to your personal life
  • Earn your degree on your own time
  • Advance your career goals

A 100% online program or other offering has all courses offered fully online and does not require you to come on campus or on an external site except for required proctored exams or to participate in a clinical, internship, cooperative education, or practicum site.

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The Alamo Colleges welcome all students to attend and recognize the need to provide adult learners various opportunities to complete academic and career goals. Whether you are trying college for the first time or pursuing it again after some time away, a supportive network awaits you to help you achieve your goals.

Additionally, the Alamo Colleges provide high-quality education at affordable tuition rates to provide you with exceptional value to start or restart your path to earning a meaningful credential. Students who live outside Bexar County in Texas or another state, taking fully online courses, are eligible for E-rate tuition.

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First-time-in-college students

You are a first-time-in-college student if you have never attended a college or university after you earned a high school diploma or GED.
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Students with some college, no degree

If you have earned some college credit but did not obtain a credential, online learning may help you reach your academic and career goals.
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Students returning to our Alamo Colleges

If you have previously attended one of our five Alamo Colleges, but have not been enrolled for over a year, it is never too late to return.
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Military-affiliated students

Whether you are active duty, reservist, national guardsman, veteran, or dependent spouse or child, here is some information for you.
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Students who start here to finish there

You can start your college education fully online at one of our five Alamo Colleges and finish your degree at a 4-year college or university.
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Explore 100% online degrees, certificates, and offerings.

Available at the five independently accredited Alamo Colleges of the Alamo Colleges District.
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per credit hour, E-rate for fully online students living in the U.S. outside of Bexar County

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Our five Alamo Colleges are ready to support you!

To provide access to higher education for our online community, all five of our Alamo Colleges offer fully online programs and support services to help you achieve your dreams by earning a degree, certification, or credentials.


Northeast Lakeview College

Northwest Vista College

Palo Alto College

San Antonio College

St. Philip's College

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Contact an Enrollment Coach, today!

Enrollment Coaches are here to help you get started with the application process and to guide you through registration for fully online courses this upcoming semester. We can also connect you to an advisor, as well as refer you to services available to online students.

Don't delay, call (210) 485-0110 or email AlamoONLINE@alamo.edu, today!

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About AlamoONLINE

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from Northeast Lakeview College, Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College, San Antonio College, and St. Philip’s College.

At our Alamo Colleges, a 100% online degree, certificate, other offering, or Transfer Advising Guide (TAG) has all courses offered fully online and does not require students to come on campus or to an external site except for required proctored exams or to participate in a clinical, internship, cooperative education, or practicum site.