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:
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
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Liberal Arts||134||liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||73||EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse|
|Business and Management||21||business, business management, financial services marketing|
|Office and Administration||13||administrative assistant, general office occupations|
|Mechanics and Repair||9||industrial electronics tech, HVAC, automobile mechanics|
|Engineering Technician||6||water quality and recycling tech, environmental control tech, manufacturing tech, drafting|
|Computer Science and Engineering||6||computer and info science|
|Production Trades||5||machine shop assistant, welding, precision metal working, cabinetmaking|
|Beauty and Cosmetology||2||cosmetology|
|Security and Law Enforcement||0||criminal justice and police, fire services administration|
|Family and Social Work||0||child care management|
Number of programs and degrees for Central Alabama Community College in 2008-2009:
|Award of less than 1 academic year||8||14|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||47||13|
In 2007-2008, Central Alabama Community College had a total enrollment of 2,177 students (1,884 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
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||$ 2,700|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 4,830|
|Books and supplies||$ 800|
Central Alabama Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 100700)
Central Alabama Community College has a tenure system for faculty.
Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Men||Women|
|Non-tenured, but on tenure track||2||9|
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||25||$57,674||32||$52,510|
|All faculty total||academic year||25||$57,674||32||$52,510|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):
|All Other Sports||12||35||47|
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech
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What Sets Central Alabama Community College Apart:
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|% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine |
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|Lowest tuition & fees (in-state) |
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|% students on athletic fin. aid |
(for colleges of its size and type)
Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Offers weekend classes
Remedial classes for students
Offers remedial adult education
Offers part-time study
Tenure system for quality teaching
Offers athletic scholarships
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