College Profile: Community College of Allegheny County

 
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Community College of Allegheny County, or CCAC as it is officially abbreviated, is a community college in the United States primarily serving Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. It has four campuses and six centers, and offers a variety of associate's degrees, as well as transfer and certification programs. The college opened its Monroeville-area Boyce campus and the Allegheny campus on Pittsburgh's Northside in 1966. The following year, the South Campus was opened; North campus in the North Hills was opened in 1972. The college also has a number of centers in various locations throughout the county to reach the community. CCAC is the largest community college in Pennsylvania and the 17th largest community college in the United States. In 2007, it was recognized as #2 in the country for the number of associate's degree nursing graduates and #4 in the country for the number of health career degrees. CCAC offers more than 170 programs, as well as thousands of lifelong learning, community education, continuing education and workforce training courses, and during the 2006-2007 academic year, had more than 63,000 students enrolled. Through a number of articulation agreements students are guaranteed admission and the recognition of courses at a number of institutions offering four year degrees. There are four student-run newspapers: the Allegheny View, the Boyce Collegian, the South Forum and the North Voice.
 
800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
15233-1895
412-323-2323 (general)
412-237-3133 (financial aid)
412-237-2511 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Provide affordable access to quality education, and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the regions residents for academic, professional, and personal success in our changing global society.


General Information
Other Names CCAC
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Community College of Allegheny County Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
28,310 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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