E-rate: Smart savings, high-quality education

Out-of-district and out-of-state students taking asynchronous or synchronous fully online courses are eligible for E-rate tuition.

You belong here.

College education without boundaries

Earn a degree 100% online anywhere, anytime. You'll benefit from tuition savings and high-quality offerings at a well-respected institution.


Online tuition pricing

Out-of-district or out-of-state means you're still in luck with an E-rate made for you.


Worry-free book rentals

Book rental costs are covered, so you have what you need when needed.


Classroom not required

You'll be set on the online path to success with dedicated faculty and support services.


SACS-COC accredits us

You'll earn a gold-standard credential recognized and respected nationwide.

Start your journey with us

One E-rate at an outstanding value

The Alamo Colleges offer out-of-district or out–of–state residents an exclusive, fully online tuition rate.

  • $0
    per credit hour, out-of-district & out-of-Texas
    e-rate for fully online students

Find your next success here

Visit our E-rate article or tuition pricing to learn more about this saving made for you.

Find a plan designed for your busy schedule


Credentials made for working learners

You have a unique schedule. That's why the Alamo Colleges offer you AlamoONLINE.

Explore all programs


Degrees made for transferring learners

You can earn an associate degree made for you along your way to a 4-year institution.

Discover your path


Get ready for college.

Brick-and-mortar quality, virtual convenience

Our online courses deliver the same level of high-quality learning as traditional face-to-face courses.



Expert faculty

Online courses are often taught by the same experienced faculty who lead on-campus classes. They bring expertise to the online classroom.


Rigorous curriculum

Online programs adhere to the same academic standards as on-campus courses. 


Accredited college

We meet the same quality standards as traditional institutions and ensure our programs maintain that same excellence – all to ensure your success.

Best of both worlds: Online courses with campus connections

As online students, you will take high-quality courses and have access to all five of our Alamo Colleges, including the campus library, rec center, and in-person advising services.












Get ready to AlamoONLINE. We can help.

We know how getting started feels, so we're here to help. Chat with us here or fill out this form to get the support that's made for you.

Support Made for YOU!

80+ credentials offered 100% online

$109/credit in-district tuition rate

$180/credit E-rate for fully online students living in the U.S. outside of Bexar County

Call (210) 485-0110

About AlamoONLINE

What "fully online" means for you

You can earn your college degree or credential online with a learning style that fits you best. Our five Alamo Colleges offer online courses in two learning modes:

Asynchronous online learning
Students access their courses each week at any time.

Synchronous online learning
Students log in and participate in class at a specified time each week via Zoom or video conference.

No matter which mode you select, our Alamo Colleges are here to ensure you meet your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

At the Alamo Colleges District

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from:

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sac-parapet.png San Antonio College

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