Angelina College


Angelina College (AC) is a community college in Lufkin, Texas with satellite branches in the neighboring towns of Crockett and Nacogdoches. The college was established in 1966 as a two-year institution designed to further students’ educational and professional goals. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Applied Science degrees. The school is home to around 5,000 students any given semester. Among its programs, specialties, and facilities are the Community Services Center, Shands Gymnasium, Hudgins Hall, and the Angelina Center for the Arts and Temple Theater. Notable student organizations include the Nursing Student Organization, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, the Spanish Club, and the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Club. The school mascot is the Roadrunner.

Information Summary

Ranks 189th in Texas and 3273rd overall. See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list
Overall Score (about) 46.9
Total Cost On-Campus Attendance $12,831
Admission Success rate N/A
Student Ratio Students-to-Faculty 14 : 1
Retention (full-time / part-time) 32% / 37%
Enrollment Total (all students) 4,919


Major areas of academic study include health, business, and technology and workforce. Concentrations in the health careers division include:

  • Surgery Technology
  • Nursing
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Concentrations in the business division include:

  • Management developmental
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • General Businesses
  • Office Administration
  • Accounting
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Concentrations in the technology and workforce division include:

  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Legal Assistant
  • Fluid Power Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diesel Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Networking
  • Welding Technology
  • Electromechanical Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology
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    The admissions process is non-competitive and open to students of all academic and social backgrounds. The “Academic Fresh Start” program offers students the option of having coursework completed over ten years before the time of the application ignored for admission purposes.

    The following are documents required for admission:

    • A completed application
    • An official high school transcript or official GED scores for individual approval admission
    • Letters of recommendations from a high school counselor or principal
    • Parent or guardian permission for admission for underage students
    • Official college transcripts for transfer students seeking a degree
    • Residency status documentation

    Financial Aid

    Available financial aid programs include grants, scholarships, and work-study programs such as Federal Pell Grants, Texas Public Education Grants, Federal Work Study Programs, and Scholarships.

    Scholarships for nursing and health career students include the Allen L. and Neta M. Powell Nursing Scholarship, the Adell Poland Memorial Nursing Scholarship, the Bartlett and Spivey Health Careers Scholarship, the Bonehill Foundation Nursing Scholarship, the Andrew and Ruth Lester Hubbard Memorial Endowment Nursing Scholarship, the Angelina County Medical Auxiliary Health Scholarship, and the Edith Rae Thornton Memorial Nursing Scholarship.

    Scholarships for business students include the David Carl Arnett Memorial Scholarship, the Angelina College Students in Free Enterprise Scholarship, the Oscar Brookshire Endowment Scholarship, and the W.J. Harbuck Memorial Scholarship.

    Scholarships for technology and workforce students include the John G. “Jack” Humphrey Endowed Engineering Scholarship, the Hydraquip Corporation Scholarship, and the Fluid Power Education Foundation Scholarship.

    Numerous other scholarships are available for students demonstrating exceptional academic abilities, artistic or athletic students, and students with a parent employed by certain key industries in the local economy.

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    The student body consists of 99% in-state students, 21% percent part-time students, 58% percent women, 42% men, 18% African Amerrican, 12% Latino, and 70% European American. The school’s size is approximately 4,800 degree-seeking undergrads and 800 first-time degree-seeking freshmen.

    The school is located 125 miles from Houston.

    Student Enrollment Demographics


    The school athletic teams are known as the Roadrunners. School colors are blue and orange. Athletic programs include:

    • Lady Roadrunner Softball *Lady Roadrunner Basketball
    • Roadrunner Baseball
    • Roadrunner Basketball
    • Cheer Squad

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