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Community College of Allegheny County Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Community College of Allegheny County, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Community College of Allegheny County 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.

Community College of Allegheny County was awarded 19 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CCAC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CCAC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Community College of Allegheny County 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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Community College of Allegheny County 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 Community College of Allegheny County, this rate is 19 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 Community College of Allegheny County is 21%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  21 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Community College of Allegheny County

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 Community College of Allegheny County 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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Average Overall Diversity at CCAC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,147 undergraduates at CCAC with 5,669 being full-time and 10,478 being part-time.

CCAC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

CCAC scored 51.01 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  51.01 out of 100
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How Much Does Community College of Allegheny County Cost?

The overall average net price of CCAC is $9,292. 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 CCAC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,812 $8,817 $10,979 $13,137 $13,358

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 CCAC, 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 CCAC, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,107 a year. That adds up to $20,428 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCAC is 15.4%. 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 CCAC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CCAC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,000 in their early years. This is about 20% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Community College of Allegheny County

Community College of Allegheny County is a public institution situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Community College of Allegheny County

Contact details for CCAC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
Phone: 412-323-2323
Website: https://www.ccac.edu

Community College of Allegheny County Majors

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

Online Learning at CCAC

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, 5,770 students took at least one online class at Community College of Allegheny County. This is a decrease from the 5,845 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5,770 2,455
2016-2017 5,845 2,439
2015-2016 5,316 2,280
2014-2015 5,221 2,179
2013-2014 4,950 2,011

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