John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
Tel: (256)306-2500
11,132 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 11,132 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
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 254 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
College John C Calhoun State Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 254 staff
61 staff
John C Calhoun State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 11,132 has grown by 14% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,132 students 1,315 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,347 students
815 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6,785 students
1,061 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
John C Calhoun State Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
John C Calhoun State Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
3%
5%
John C Calhoun State Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
John C Calhoun State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
18%
15%
John C Calhoun State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
49%
John C Calhoun State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
John C Calhoun State Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
John C Calhoun State Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
John C Calhoun State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.51 0.70
John C Calhoun State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,140 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,410 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,140 $5,590
John C Calhoun State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,410 $10,086
John C Calhoun State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $5,092 per year for in-state students and $7,883 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,902 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 74%. 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.