Central Alabama Community College

Central Alabama Community College

Central Alabama Community College, also referred to as CACC, was established in 1989 by the Alabama State Board of Education. The Alexander City State Junior College and the Nunnelley State Technical College were consolidated to form the Central Alabama Community College. CACC offers classes in the Alexander City Campus, Childersburg Campus, and the Talladega Center.

Central Alabama Community College awards associate's degrees in the fields of science, applied science, and occupational technology. Several certificate programs, online courses, and adult education programs are also available. The institution offers the following academic divisions:

  • Nursing Division
  • Technical Division

Central Alabama Community College's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Trojans, and they participate in baseball, softball, volleyball, golf, and tennis. Students are also members of clubs and organizations like the Cultural Unity Organization, Phi Theta Kappa - Omicron Upsilon Chapter, and the Student Government Association.

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Central Alabama Community College
1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City , AL 35010
General Phone: (256) 234-6346

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Central Alabama Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts134liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine73EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management21business, business management, financial services marketing
Office and Administration13administrative assistant, general office occupations
Mechanics and Repair9industrial electronics tech, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician6water quality and recycling tech, environmental control tech, manufacturing tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Production Trades5machine shop assistant, welding, precision metal working, cabinetmaking
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and police, fire services administration
Family and Social Work0child care management

Number of programs and degrees for Central Alabama Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year814
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4713
Associate's degree21416

Central Alabama Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Alabama Community College had a total enrollment of 2,177 students (1,884 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 26%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 16%
20-21 30%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Central Alabama Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 35 %

Central Alabama Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Central Alabama Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,830
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Central Alabama Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 100700)

Central Alabama Community College Faculty

Central Alabama Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track29

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year25$57,67432$52,510
All faculty totalacademic year25$57,67432$52,510

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

Central Alabama Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports123547

Central Alabama Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Precision Metal Working, Other
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Services Administration

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What Sets Central Alabama Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Central Alabama Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Central Alabama Community College Female % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Central Alabama Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Central Alabama Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Central Alabama Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Central Alabama Community College % students on athletic fin. aid

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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