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.

General Information

Admission Office

34091 US Highway 280 South

Childersburg, AL 35044

(256) 215-4255

(800) 643-2657

Contact: Amanda Harkins

Dean of Students
Main Address

34091 US Highway 280

Childersburg, AL 35044

(256) 378-2003

www.cacc.cc.al.us
Size

Total undergrads: 2,200

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,200

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Graduates of non-accredited high schools and certain nursing applicants may be required to take SAT or ACT.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Management Information Systems A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Masonry/Tile Setting C

Education

Education – General A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Hazardous Materials Management C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Mechanics & Repair – General C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do 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.

Central Alabama Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(256) 234-6346
Website:www.cacc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://ssb1.cacc.edu/PROD/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Address:1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010
Setting:32
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,769
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,070 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,380
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,890
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,629

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Central Alabama Community College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields42
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians41
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services11
Precision Production63
Grand total2114

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,380
Out-of-state$7,890
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid34087%
Grant or scholarship aid30879%$5,629
Student loan aid10427%$4,268

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,25370%$4,425
Federal student loans57832%$4,586

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment1,769
Undergraduate enrollment1,769
Graduate enrollment0

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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