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Get the facts about Carl Albert State College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Carl Albert State College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Carl Albert State College was awarded 75 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is human development and family studies.

Overall Quality

Carl Albert State College landed the #2,113 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 36 colleges in Oklahoma, Carl Albert State College is ranked at #33.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Carl Albert State College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Carl Albert State College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Carl Albert State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Carl Albert State College, the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Carl Albert State College is 56%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  56 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carl Albert State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Carl Albert State College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

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Carl Albert State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,922 undergraduates at Carl Albert State College with 993 being full-time and 929 being part-time.

How Much Does Carl Albert State College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carl Albert State College is $5,415. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Carl Albert State College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,409 $4,840 $7,390 $10,799 $11,600

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Carl Albert State College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Carl Albert State College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,390 a year. That adds up to $17,560 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carl Albert State College is 18.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Carl Albert State College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Carl Albert State College make about $26,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 33% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Carl Albert State College make the most money.

Location of Carl Albert State College

Carl Albert State College is a public institution situated in Poteau, Oklahoma. Poteau is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Carl Albert State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1507 S Mckenna, Poteau, OK 74953-5208
Phone: 918-647-1200

Carl Albert State College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Carl Albert State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Carl Albert State College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 280 students took at least one online class at Carl Albert State College. This is an increase from the 273 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 280 217
2018-2019 273 201
2017-2018 111 47
2016-2017 117 42
2015-2016 138 44

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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