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College of Alameda Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about College of Alameda. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is College of Alameda Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

College of Alameda was awarded 31 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is vehicle maintenance and repair.

Overall Quality

College of Alameda is ranked #1,491 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

College of Alameda also holds the #161 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into College of Alameda?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into College of Alameda 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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College of Alameda Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At College of Alameda, the student to faculty ratio is 30 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Alameda is 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Alameda

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 College of Alameda this rate is 51%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  51 out of 100

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College of Alameda Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,107 undergraduates at College of Alameda with 638 being full-time and 4,469 being part-time.

How Much Does College of Alameda Cost?

The overall average net price of College of Alameda is $9,647. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 College of Alameda, 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 College of Alameda, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,444 a year. That adds up to $21,776 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of Alameda is 16.0%. 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 College of Alameda Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from College of Alameda make about $34,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 14% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at College of Alameda make the most money.

Location of College of Alameda

College of Alameda is a public institution located in Alameda, California. Alameda is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Contact details for College of Alameda are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky, Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510-522-7221

College of Alameda Majors

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

Online Learning at College of Alameda

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 2019-2020, 2,854 students took at least one online class at College of Alameda. This is a decrease from the 3,144 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,854 1,925
2018-2019 3,144 2,192
2017-2018 3,437 2,398
2016-2017 2,127 1,295
2015-2016 2,742 1,699

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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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