Higher education in America is at a crossroads. The perception held by many is that a college degree now costs a whole lot more than it’s worth. The ACCS, however, continues to stay firmly on the right side of that value equation. The average cost to attend an ACCS institution is only about half that of most other public institutions in the state. And keeping education affordable and accessible for Alabamians is how we continue to strengthen our state’s workforce and economy.