Welcome To Financial Assistance


General Information

Tuition for nondegree classes varies based on the cost of offering the class. Check our current schedule for details and cost of classes. Student Accident Insurance: $1 per year (non-refundable after class start). Fee charged to every student registered at ACC for accidental injury insurance on campuses and for college sponsored activities.

Additional Information

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Highland Business Center

(512) 223-7542  |  Email HBC

Payment Plan

An Installment Payment Plan may be available for selected sections in Continuing Education which allow you to pay out your tuition over time rather than in one lump sum. Please check this list to verify if your class is eligible for a payment plan.

Select a Semester for Payment Plan Dates:

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Texas Public Education Grant

The Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) is available for certain Continuing Education workforce courses and programs. This financial aid option, if approved, covers tuition and fees for desired courses. Applications for the next school year (September - August) typically begin in March for the upcoming semesters.

The form to apply for funds from TPEG is available here.


Select a Program Area for Eligible Courses:

Workforce Solutions

Workforce Solutions Capital Area (located within Travis County) and Rural Capital Area (located in the counties surrounding Travis County) offer financial assistance to eligible individuals for job search assistance, training, and other support services through funding from the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program. WIA is a no-cost employment program designed to give job seekers the support and/or skills training they need to find a job. Capital Area and Rural Capital Area Workforce Solutions target funding under the WIA program toward training for high-skill, high-wage, and in-demand occupations in Central Texas. See below for a list of the targeted occupations for each area.

DARS / Vocational Rehabilitation

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program helps people who have physical or mental disabilities prepare for, find or keep employment. Gaining skills needed for a career, learning how to prepare for a job interview or getting the accommodations needed to stay employed are just a few of the ways this program helps people with disabilities increase productivity and independence.

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Guide:


Alternative Loans

Most major banks or other lenders (such as federal programs or credit card companies) offer Alternative Loans to assist you with college/educational expenses. Contact your bank/lender and request an application for an Alternative Loan. If approved, your bank / lender will send Austin Community College information for your enrollment and ACC?s Financial Aid Office will contact you to get specific information about the program / course you want to take.

The steps to getting an Alternative Loan for your educational expenses include:

  • Determination of your credit worthiness.
  • You cannot be in default with a student loan at ACC.
  • Contact your bank / lender and complete their application.
  • Contact the ACC Financial Aid office to inform them about the specific program / course you want to take.
  • The ACC Financial Aid office certifies, as appropriate.
  • Payment for your courses usually goes directly to the ACC Financial Aid office.

ACC Financial Aid Office / Highland Business Center

5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78752

Phone: 512.223.7872 | Fax: 512.223.7963


Our programs give you convenient access to a wide selection of noncredit courses that can open doors to a new career, build skills for your current job, or simply expand your knowledge in a subject you’re interested in.


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