Alamo Colleges District is a network of five colleges in the Greater San Antonio area which aims to help students build their futures. Each of the five colleges is based at their own campus, covering a variety of different subject areas but they are all combined by a common strategy and vision.
The ''Alamo Way Strategy'' places a focus on a trio of priorities – student success, leadership and performance excellence. This strategy is mapped by a variety of performance indicators, with Alamo Colleges District on course to award 15,000 degrees and certificates per year by 2020 whilst maintaining its current high student satisfaction rate of 95%.
Alamo Colleges District serves a diverse community amongst its 98,774 enrolled students, which is continuing to grow. This includes a large number of Hispanic students and many students pursuing part-time study. There is therefore a focus on community engagement and respectfulness across all institutions where students will eventually gain and realize their professional and civic potential.
With a history of making education accessible and affordable, Alamo Colleges District continues to fulfil this with a range of two-year degree courses across a wide variety of disciplines at its five institutions. Credits from the Alamo Colleges District transfer to four-year universities, meaning many students move on to pursue advanced studies elsewhere after attending the Alamo Colleges District institutions.
Regardless of the specific degree program chosen from the 300+ on offer, all of the Alamo Colleges District institutions strive to equip students with employable skills which will set them up for the rest of their lives, with a mixture of academic, technical and social strengths.