Real Life Education

The Alabama Community College System is Alabama’s home for real-life education.  Community college is your smart start to affordable, high-quality education and training. Explore the college experience, close to home, at one of Alabama’s 24 community colleges.

Real Life Education, Real Quality, Real Life Success! Your future is only a click away!

Find a College Near You

Affordable, high-quality education has never been easier.  With 24 colleges and more than 130 locations across Alabama, find your college – TODAY!

Why Community College

Why Community College

Many students find community college is the best choice for their future with high quality, low cost education and training opportunities right in their backyard. Smaller class sizes, dedicated instructors and staff, and cutting-edge technology in the Alabama Community College System can guide you to reach your full potential.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Applying to Alabama’s Community Colleges is easy and FREE! Check out your ACCS Checklist to get started TODAY!

Paying for College

Financial aid is available! Scholarship, grants, loans and work-study can help fund your community college education.


2-to-4 Transfer

Small class sizes. Accomplished instructors. Top-ranked educational programs. Complete the first half of your bachelor’s degree and transfer to the university of your choice while saving money.

Career Training

Thousands of well-paying jobs are available in Alabama and our community colleges have the training you need to gain employment. Whether you’re new to the workforce or looking to upgrade your skills, our colleges will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. From healthcare to manufacturing, to computer science, it’s all at a community college near you.