Central Alabama Community College

Tel: (256)234-6346
2,392 students
Public institution
Central Alabama Community College is a publicly supported institution in the Alabama Community College System and is under the direction and control of the Alabama State Board of Education. The College strives to meet the needs of students at an affordable price in an easily accessible setting. The College can and will meet the general academic, career, technical, senior college transfer, adult education, skills training, and training for industry/business needs of its communities. Central Alabama Community College is a multi-campus community college providing quality, customer-driven educational opportunities to enhance the lives of those we serve.
School Highlights:
Central Alabama Community College serves 2,392 students (61% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Central Alabama Community College is the only community colleges within Tallapoosa County, AL.
The nearest community college is Southern Union State Community College (25.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Central Alabama Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,392 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,392 students
1,287 students
Central Alabama Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,459 students
832 students
Central Alabama Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 933 students
1,021 students
Central Alabama Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Central Alabama Community College sch enrollment Central Alabama Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Central Alabama Community College Hispanic (2006-2009)
% Black
22%
12%
Central Alabama Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
77%
66%
Central Alabama Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Central Alabama Community College sch ethnicity Central Alabama 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. 0.36 0.45
Central Alabama Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,140 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 53% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,410 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,140 $5,845
Central Alabama Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,410 $10,047
Central Alabama Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Central Alabama Community College provides the residents of central Alabama with continuing opportunities for the development of knowledge and skills through programs that are affordable, accessible, and responsive to the needs of community, business, industry, and government.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,387 per year for in-state students and $5,931 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 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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.