American Samoa Community College


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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
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PO Box 2609, Pago Pago, AS, 96799-2609

(684) 699-9155   

The mission of the American Samoa Community College is to foster successful student learning by providing educational programs and services of high quality that will enable students to achieve their educational goals and to contribute to the social, cultural, political, economic, technological, and environmental well-being of American Samoa. To fulfill this mission, the College, as a United Stated accredited, open admissions, Land Grant institution, provides access to associate degree and certificate programs of study. These programs prepare all students including those who are educationally underserved, challenged, or non-traditional for: 1. transfer to institution of higher learning 2. successful entry into the workforce 3. research and extension in human and natural resources, and 4. awareness of Samoa and the Pacific.

Public, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $3,550 $3,400 $2,940
In State $3,550 $3,400 $2,940
Out of State $3,850 $3,700 $3,220
Books and Supplies $1,950 $1,950 $1,200
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $4,116 $4,158 $3,080
Other Expenses $1,060 $1,060 $1,040
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $1,060 $1,040

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
88.0% $3,946
State/Local Grant
16.0% $1,727
Institutional Grants
- -
Loans - -
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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