Central Alabama Community College

Tel: (256)234-6346
1,907 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 1,907 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% 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 County, AL.
The nearest community college is Southern Union State Community College (25.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Central Alabama Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates 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 91 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,907 teachers has declined 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 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,907 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
1,101 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 806 students
1,024 students
Central Alabama Community College sch enrollment Central Alabama Community College sta enrollment
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
28%
12%
% White
69%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 55% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,500 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,940
Central Alabama Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,500 $10,047
Central Alabama Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 51%
89%
Source: 2013 (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 $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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.