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Smart start, accessible, affordable, education and training
The Alabama Community College System provides Real Life Education. Starting smart at one of 24 colleges is easy. With flexible class schedules, high school students, career veterans and every student in between can succeed.
Smart Start – Don’t know where to start? With 288 different programs, Alabama’s community colleges have what you’re looking for. From university prep to technical training and everything in between. Start Smart with Community College!
Accessible – From attending high school to working full-time, there are demands on your time. Our colleges have morning, evening, weekend and even online classes that work with your schedule. And with more than 130 locations across the state, there’s a community college right around the corner.
Affordable – The ACCS offers top quality education from experienced instructors for less than half the cost of a four-year college. Graduate sooner, save thousands of dollars and move on to your next goal. This is real quality without breaking the bank! Learn more about paying for college here.
Education – 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 you keep more money in your pocket.
Career Training – Thousands of well-paying jobs are available in Alabama. 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 is all at a community college near you.