John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
Tel: (256)306-2500
10,802 students
Public institution
Calhoun Community College exemplifies the two-year college mission of commitment to excellence in teaching and service. For 59 years, Calhoun Community College has been involved in building an educational foundation for the residents of north Alabama.
School Highlights
John C Calhoun State Community College serves 10,802 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
John C Calhoun State Community College is the only community colleges within Limestone County, AL.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 35758) (10.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 271 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College John C Calhoun State Community College (AL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 271 staff 70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 10,802 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,802 students 1,398 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 40:1 28:1
# Full-Time Students 4,036 students 869 students
# Part-Time Students 6,766 students 676 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
3%
2%
% Black
14%
25%
% White
75%
61%
% Two or more races
3%
1%
% Unknown races
1%
9%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.42 0.56

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,990 is less than the state average of $4,170. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,260 is less than the state average of $7,410. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,990 $4,170
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,260 $7,410
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79% 94%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The largest of the two-year institutions comprising The Alabama College System, Calhoun is an open-admission, community-based, state-supported, coeducational, comprehensive community college dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality and accessible education to individuals in its four-county service area. Offering 49 associate degree programs and 52 career/certificate programs. At Calhoun Community College the instructional program is dedicated to providing high quality academic transfer courses as well as technology based programs designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce. Well prepared faculty and up-to-date programs of study ensure that Calhoun students are prepared for the world of work or for continued studies. Business and Industry Services is a division of the college committed to partnering with companies to support and extend training capabilities to meet increasingly complex job skill needs.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,787 per year for in-state students and $7,694 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,787 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Mobile. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.