- 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.
Central Alabama Community College serves 1,546 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 1,546 students
- In-state tuition: $3,491
- Out-state tuition: $6,576
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 25%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Central Alabama Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
The teacher population of 158 teachers has grown by 92% over five years.
Central Alabama Community College
(AL) Community College Avg.
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Central Alabama Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Central Alabama Community College diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,491 is less than the state average of $4,439. The in-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,576 is less than the state average of $6,998. The out-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Central Alabama Community College cost?
Central Alabama Community College's tuition is approximately $3,491 for In-State students and $6,576 for Out-State students.
What is Central Alabama Community College's ranking?
Central Alabama Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Alabama for: Least expensive tuition.
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