Central Alabama Community College

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School Overview

Central Alabama Community College, locally referred to as CACC, in Alexander City, Alabama, is a two-year college that has a total annual enrollment of roughly 2,000 students. The school has three campuses: Childersburg, Talladega Center, and Alexander City. Since 1969, CACC has continuously been accredited by the Higher Education Commission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

CACC was founded in 1965 as the Alexander City State Junior College under Alabama State Legislature Act 93 in the Russell Hospital. The school moved to its current location and was combined with Nunnelley State Technical College in 1989 to form Central Alabama Community College.

CACC athletic teams compete in the Alabama Community College Conference. The school offers men’s and women’s sports in volleyball, softball, baseball, golf, tennis and few other athletic fields.

Central Alabama Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (256) 234-6346
Website: www.cacc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
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Address: 1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,799
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,066 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,870
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,800
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,706

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Central Alabama Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Central Alabama Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 42
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Precision Production 5
Grand total 209

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Central Alabama Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,870
Out-of-state $8,800
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 290 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 238 76% $5,706
Student loan aid 51 16% $3,939

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,205 72% $3,885
Federal student loans 277 16% $4,793

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Central Alabama Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Central Alabama Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Central Alabama Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,799
Undergraduate enrollment 1,799
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Central Alabama Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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