Community College of Allegheny County

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

800 Allegheny Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15233

(412) 323-2323

Contact: Mary Lou Kennedy

Director of Admissions

Main Address

800 Allegheny Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15233

(412) 323-2323

Degree-seeking undergrads: 17,406


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for some health-related, culinary arts, and automotive programs. COMPASS used for placement.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management C
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture, Ornamental C
Landscaping A,C
Turf Management A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Carpentry C
Construction Trades – General A,C
Electrician A
Painting/Wall Covering A
Pipefitting C
Plumbing C
Power/Electric Transmission A


Elementary Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Automotive Engineering Technology A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Environmental Engineering Technology A
Hydraulics/Fluid Power A,C
Robotics A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Electroencephalograph Technology C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling C
Surgical Technology A,C
Ward Clerk C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Business Machine Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Sheet Metal Technology C
Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A
Aviation Management A

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.

Community College of Allegheny County Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (412) 323-2323
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 16,031
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 10,413 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,125
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,605
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,256

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

Community College of Allegheny County Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Community College of Allegheny County.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 117
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 84
Construction Trades 54
Education 12
Engineering 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 78
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 61
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 2117
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 52
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 32
Visual and Performing Arts 96
Grand total 9975

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Community College of Allegheny County 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 $8,125
Out-of-state $11,605
Books and supplies $1,500

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 1,230 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,007 52% $5,256
Student loan aid 349 18% $4,986

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,816 36% $3,991
Federal student loans 2,560 16% $5,412

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Admissions Considerations

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

Community College of Allegheny County Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 16,031
Undergraduate enrollment 16,031
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

Community College of Allegheny County Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

*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. 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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