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:
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John C Calhoun State Community College serves 11,132 students (39.05% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
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John C Calhoun State Community College is the only community colleges within Limestone County, AL.
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The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 35758) (10.79 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 254 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,132 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,132 students 1,282 students
# Full-Time Students 4,347 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 6,785 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
% Black
18%
12%
% White
67%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,140 is less than the state average of $5,694. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,140 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,410 $10,252
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 $4,169 per year for in-state students and $7,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,649 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.