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 412 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic).
CCAC is ranked #943 out of 2,238 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when CCAC held the #1,020 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
CCAC also holds the #59 spot on the Best Colleges in Pennsylvania ranking.
If you are worried about getting into Community College of Allegheny County, 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.
The student to faculty ratio at Community College of Allegheny County is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.
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 23%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.
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%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,217 undergraduates at CCAC with 4,317 being full-time and 8,900 being part-time.
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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.
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 CCAC, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $5,353 a year. That adds up to $21,412 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CCAC is 11.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Contact details for CCAC are given below.
|Address:||800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895|
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 2020-2021, 5,240 students took at least one online class at Community College of Allegheny County. This is a decrease from the 6,299 students who took online classes the previous year.
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*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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