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Carl Albert State College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Carl Albert State College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, 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

If you are worried about getting into Carl Albert State College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Carl Albert State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Carl Albert State College, the student to faculty ratio is 25 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus 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 2,068 undergraduates at Carl Albert State College with 1,168 being full-time and 900 being part-time.

Carl Albert State College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Carl Albert State College make around $26,700 per year during the early years of their employment. 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 located in Poteau, Oklahoma. Poteau is a great place 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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

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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