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).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% 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 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 At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 254 staff
59 staff
John C Calhoun State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 11,132 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 35:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,132 students
1,282 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
22:1
John C Calhoun State Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,347 students
810 students
John C Calhoun State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6,785 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
John C Calhoun State Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
John C Calhoun State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
18%
12%
John C Calhoun State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
John C Calhoun State Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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. 0.38 0.53
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 $5,742. 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 $5,742
John C Calhoun State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,410 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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