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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?

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.

Central Alabama Community College was awarded 9 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other multi/interdisciplinary studies.

Overall Quality

Central Alabama Community College landed the #2,389 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.

Central Alabama Community College is also ranked #43 out of 48 schools in Alabama.

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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Central Alabama Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  47 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Alabama Community 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 Central Alabama Community College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100

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Central Alabama Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,546 undergraduates at Central Alabama Community College with 548 being full-time and 998 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Alabama Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Alabama Community College is $5,402. 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 +
$4,384 $5,173 $7,495 $10,425 $10,493

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

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 Central Alabama Community College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,379 a year. That adds up to $17,516 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Alabama Community 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 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.


See which majors at Central Alabama Community College make the most money.

Location of Central Alabama Community College

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

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Contact details for Central Alabama Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010
Phone: 256-234-6346

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 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, 1,277 students took at least one online class at Central Alabama Community College. This is an increase from the 733 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,277 1,149
2018-2019 733 170
2017-2018 666 139
2016-2017 771 108
2015-2016 699 121

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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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