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Carl Albert State College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Carl Albert State College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Carl Albert State College Ranked?

2021 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 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Carl Albert State College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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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

The student to faculty ratio at Carl Albert State College is 25 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 51%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carl Albert State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Carl Albert State College this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  60 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Carl Albert State College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,916 undergraduates at Carl Albert State College with 1,027 being full-time and 889 being part-time.

Carl Albert State College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Carl Albert State College scored 53.00 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  53.00 out of 100
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How Much Does Carl Albert State College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carl Albert State College is $4,805. 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 +
$4,161 $4,320 $7,123 $10,704 $9,867

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 24% of students took out student loans averaging $4,074 a year. That adds up to $16,296 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carl Albert State College is 19.8%. 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.


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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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Location of Carl Albert State College

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 2017-2018, 111 students took at least one online class at Carl Albert State College. This is a decrease from the 117 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 111 47
2016-2017 117 42
2015-2016 138 44
2014-2015 141 49
2013-2014 111 32

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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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