John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
Tel: (256)306-2500
12,178 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 12,178 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
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) (10.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
John C Calhoun State Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 12,178 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,178 students
1,303 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,867 students
834 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,311 students
1,040 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
John C Calhoun State Community College sch enrollment John C Calhoun State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
John C Calhoun State Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
John C Calhoun State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
11%
John C Calhoun State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
77%
66%
John C Calhoun State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
John C Calhoun State Community College More (2009-2012)
John C Calhoun State Community College sch ethnicity John C Calhoun State Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.38 0.44
John C Calhoun State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,990 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,260 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,990 $5,890
John C Calhoun State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,260 $10,047
John C Calhoun State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,604 per year for in-state students and $8,412 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,450 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.