Alpena Community College, or ACC, was established in 1952. Initially, classes were held in the Alpena High School. ACC moved to its own campus in 1957. Currently, the sprawling main campus occupies 700 acres of land in Alpena, Michigan. The college also has a branch campus called the Huron Shores Campus located in Oscoda, Michigan. In addition, there are extension centers in Rogers City, Whittemore, and Tawas City.
Students at ACC are granted associate's degrees in arts, science, applied science, and general studies. Certificate programs in various fields of study are also available. One can also opt for cooperative programs that allow transfers to several other colleges and universities.
The athletics department of Alpena Community College fields teams in basketball, golf, softball, club hockey, and volleyball. The teams compete in the Eastern Division Michigan Community College Athletic Association. There are also several student clubs and organization on campus, including the Phi Theta Kappa, Criminal Justice Club, Student Nurses Association, and Industrial Technology Association. The students also publish a newspaper called the "CrossCut".
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Alpena Community College
665 Johnson St
Alpena , MI 49707
General Phone: (989) 356-9021
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Construction Trades||73||electrician, lineworker|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||70||pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse|
|Business and Management||48||business, business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, marketing|
|Engineering Technician||33||civil engineering tech, energy systems tech, manufacturing tech, CAD and design|
|Liberal Arts||33||liberal arts and sciences, general studies, anthropology, political science, sociology, history|
|Security and Law Enforcement||27||criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice|
|Science||19||biology, biological and physical sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, physics|
|Mechanics and Repair||14||autobody repair, automobile mechanics|
|Education and Teaching||14||elementary school teaching, secondary teaching|
|Medical Support and Technology||12||medical assistant, radiation therapist, pre-pharmacy|
|Production Trades||12||machinist, tool and die tech, welding|
|Therapy and Counseling||12||psychology, physical therapy|
|Computer Science and Engineering||11||information science, system administration|
|Office and Administration||7||administrative assistant, executive secretary, general office occupations|
|Family and Social Work||6||child care management, social work|
|Media||5||journalism, printing equipment operation|
|Medical Administration||5||medical transcription, medical secretary|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||2||occupational therapy|
|Art Studies||1||visual and performing arts|
Number of programs and degrees for Alpena in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||130||12|
In 2007-2008, Alpena had a total enrollment of 2,058 students (1,445 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
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Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
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Retention Rates (2007):
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 4,300|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 5,560|
|Books and supplies||$ 800|
Alpena participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 223700)
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|No academic rank||academic year||34||$65,882||23||$65,436|
|All faculty total||academic year||34||$65,882||23||$65,436|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):
|All Other Sports||0||19||19|
Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
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What Sets Alpena Apart:
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Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Offers part-time study
Offers athletic scholarships
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