Carl Albert State College

Carl Albert State College

Carl Albert State College, also known as CASC, is located in Poteau, Oklahoma, United States. It was founded in the year 1933 as Poteau Junior College. The name was changed to Carl Albert State College in the year 1971. CASC operates smaller campuses in Idabel and Sallisaw. CASC offers more than 20 academic degree programs in several areas of study including business administration and art. CASC also provides web-based classes.

Carl Albert State College's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association. The teams are nicknamed the Vikings, and they participate in sports such as baseball, softball, and basketball.

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Carl Albert State College
1507 S McKenna
Poteau , OK 74953-5208
General Phone: (918) 647-1200

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Carl Albert Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching81elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching, ESL instruction
Business and Management77business management, MIS
Medical Support and Technology56health service and sciences, radiographer
Liberal Arts53speech and rhetoric, social services, social studies
Family and Social Work52foodservice management, child care provider
Nursing and Emergency Medicine23registered nursing
Therapy and Counseling18physical therapist assistant
Science16biology, physical sciences
Office and Administration6office management, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Fine Arts5fine arts studies
Medicine4health professions
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science
Hospitality2hotel management
Engineering Technician2engineering technician

Number of programs and degrees for Carl Albert in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree39425
Award of less than 1 academic year62
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years263

Carl Albert Student Body

In 2007-2008, Carl Albert had a total enrollment of 2,363 students (1,813 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 26%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 29%
20-21 20%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%
State unknown2%

Carl Albert Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 30 %

Carl Albert Room and Board (2007)

Carl Albert offers campus housing for 344 of its 1,813 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Poteau, Oklahoma for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oklahoma Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Carl Albert Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,104
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,104
Room and board $ 2,900
Room charge $ 1,300
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,600
Books and supplies $ 1,300
Other expenses $ 3,520

Financial Aid:
Carl Albert participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 317600)

Carl Albert Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year8$46,9503$35,740
All faculty totalcalendar year8$46,9503$35,740

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year19$40,84428$39,953
All faculty totalacademic year19$40,84428$39,953

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Carl Albert Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01818

Carl Albert Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General


Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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