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If you want to know more about Central Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. 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 Community College Ranked?

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2022 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.

Central Community College was awarded 192 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is precision metal working.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Central Community College as #1,561 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Central Community College is also ranked #19 out of 22 schools in Nebraska.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Central Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Central 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 Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Central Community College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 Central Community College is 49%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Central 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 Community College is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100
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Central Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,974 undergraduates at Central Community College with 1,761 being full-time and 4,213 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Community College is $8,235. 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 Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,332 $7,241 $9,028 $11,302 $11,517

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 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 Community College, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $4,343 a year. That adds up to $17,372 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Community College is 17.0%. 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 Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Central Community College make around $30,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 23% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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

Location of Central Community College

Located in Grand Island, Nebraska, Central Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Central Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
Phone: 308-398-4222
Website: https://www.cccneb.edu/

Central Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Central 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 2019-2020, 4,139 students took at least one online class at Central Community College. This is an increase from the 2,971 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 4,139 2,947
2018-2019 2,971 1,766
2017-2018 2,837 1,703
2016-2017 2,533 1,494
2015-2016 2,760 1,594

Learn more about online learning at Central Community College.

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.

References

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