Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL

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Central Alabama Community College, located in Alexander City, Alabama, was founded in 1989 and is a public two year institution dedicated providing post secondary education opportunities for residents within its service region. The School is result of several mergers of colleges that were founded through the state's 1963 Act. Number 93 that allowed for the forming multiple community colleges over the next few years.  The school serves over 200 students annually through programs, classes and services that are designed to meet the needs of the modern student.

Academics

Students at Central Alabama Community College are able to choose from a variety of programs aimed at meeting community needs either through career training or academic transfer.  Career training programs provide an education I a high demand field, allowing students to develop the skills and abilities necessary to perform actions and duties as needed by the chosen profession. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate upon completion. Academic transfer programs provide a specific curriculum that allows students to eventually pursue a bachelor's degree at a four year institution through transfer of credits.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Any student who meets the minimum requirements for admission may enroll at CACC through the completion and submission of an application and payment of fees. Students should supply all transcripts, pay all fees, meet with a counselor and take a placement exam prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and awarded based on need. Applicants must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,200. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $4,100-$5,000
    • Out-of-State: $7,400-$8,892
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $140-$170 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $250-$300 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$4,208
Receiving Student Loans28%$5,629

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 26%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Central Alabama Community College may provide services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Alabama, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Central Alabama Community CollegeTallapoosa CountyAlabama
Graduation Rate23.5%-20.4%
Transfer-out Rate40.8%-25.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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