Where students love living.®

It's not just our company tagline. It's how we run our business every single day.

We believe every student should love where they live. That’s why our number one priority is delivering the best possible experience for students — at every price point. It’s the goal we continually strive for, and the mantra that shapes our values as an organization.

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Built from the ground up.

We understand the student experience because student housing is all we do.

In 1984 our CEO Bill Bayless began his career as a Resident Assistant and found his passion in life: helping students succeed. He turned that passion for student success into the company he runs today. It's a passion we all share. In fact, most of the management team first joined the company as students working at ACC communities.

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Where Students Love Living.

Follow three students, each at different campuses, on their journey from starting college in a new environment to finding their home in a new community.

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University Crossings

American Campus Communities works with Drexel University to renovate a campus icon into a modern, state-of-the-art student community.



Great Place to Work®

American Campus Communities Earns Great Place to Work® Certification

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