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Carl Albert State College

1507 S McKenna, Poteau, OK

Campus image of Carl Albert State College

The mission of the Carl Albert State College (CASC) is to offer an affordable yet accessible learning environment where students can reach their full potential. The staff are able to meet the needs of this goal by creating opportunities that enable attendees to achieve their potential through responsive programs that are crafted to meet the needs of the ever-changing job market landscape.

Carl Albert State College in Poteau, Oklahoma is one of the State’s most affordable community college in terms of tuition. The school offers the most of the rich university experience, at a fraction of the cost. The setting of the school is laid out in a small town fashion and it’s ground host an average of 2,000 to 5,000 undergraduate students at any one time.

CASC may be a mid-sized campus but the school still is able to offer its students a variety of services such as on site dorms and other campus attractions. The school also has the honor of being placed in the top 10 percentile among all community colleges across the nation. Along with traditional studies,  the campus offer a variety of extracurricular activities such as regular screenings of films presented by the film club, sporting events such as men and women’s baseball basketball and cheerleading.

The Viking is a perfect mascot choice since the academic program offered is rigorously challenging but properly allows students to enter the job market immediately after completing either of their AA or AAS degree programs. Tuition is easily affordable placed at just over $2,100 per semester and $2,500 per semester for their online certificates.

The school offers additional services to students such as their free tutoring program, veteran’s services, counseling and disabled student assistance. CASC is here for students looking to enroll in skill enhancement courses, workforce degree courses, college transfer degree courses and regular classes. The enrollment is operated on an open platform for any student who possess the minimum of a GED or High school diploma.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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 estimates are:
    • State Residents: $2,100-$2,500
    • Out-of-State: $5,300-$6,336
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $73-$88 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $180-$210 per 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 Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$6,403
Receiving Student Loans17%$3,882
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Carl Albert State College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

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 Carl Albert State College compared to community colleges in Oklahoma, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Carl Albert State CollegeLe Flore CountyOklahoma
Graduation Rate22.7%-17.9%
Transfer-out Rate13.6%-20.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Carl Albert State College by clicking the request information to the right.

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

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Physical Sciences

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    92%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    24:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    24

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,085