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Central Alabama Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Central Alabama Community College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Central Alabama Community College offers, how the school ranks, 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 Central Alabama Community 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.

Central Alabama Community College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Central Alabama Community 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 Central Alabama Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Central Alabama Community 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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Central Alabama Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Central Alabama Community College, this rate is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 Central Alabama Community College is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Alabama Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Central Alabama Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Central Alabama Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,799 undergraduates at Central Alabama Community College with 724 being full-time and 1,075 being part-time.

Central Alabama Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Central Alabama Community College is 36.04 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  36.04 out of 100
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How Much Does Central Alabama Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Alabama Community College is $3,254. 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 Central Alabama Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,228 $2,904 $5,456 $8,063 $7,501

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 Central Alabama Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Alabama Community College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,248 a year. That adds up to $16,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Alabama Community College is 19.6%. 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 Central Alabama Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Central Alabama Community College make around $27,700 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 30% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Central Alabama Community College

Central Alabama Community College is a public institution situated in Alexander City, Alabama. The surrounding location of Alexander City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Central Alabama Community College

Contact details for Central Alabama Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010
Phone: 256-234-6346
Website: www.cacc.edu

Central Alabama Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Alabama Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Central Alabama Community College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 666 students took at least one online class at Central Alabama Community College. This is a decrease from the 771 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 666 139
2016-2017 771 108
2015-2016 699 121
2014-2015 628 91
2013-2014 510 74

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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