79% of CCAC students selected CCAC as their college of first choice1.
CCAC offers an average class size of 19 students.
44% of students could not have continued their education without CCAC1.
|CCAC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.|
|To provide affordable access to quality education & offer a dynamic, diverse & supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional & personal success in our changing global society.|
|Since 2000, CCAC has served 458,770 students, of whom 359,840 were Allegheny County residents—one in three county residents 18 years & older.|
|CCAC has more than 270 full-time professors & instructors.|
|Allegheny County residents: $95.50 per credit; residents of other Pennsylvania counties: $191 per credit|
|CCAC students save $23,000 over public & $45,000 over private colleges & universities by spending their first two years at CCAC2.|
|Degrees & Certificates|
|Associate of Arts, Associate of Science & Associate of Applied Science; certificates & diplomas|
More than 155 programs in six program categories:
|The college also offers an Honors Program & cooperative programs in partnership with other institutions.|
|Transfer Opportunities & Partnerships|
|Public & Private Funds 2011–2012 (does not include financial aid)|
|95% of graduates live & work in the region1.|
|Imagine & Achieve: The Campaign for the Community College of Allegheny County|
|Launched in 2009, CCAC’s comprehensive campaign surpassed its initial goal of $30 million well ahead of schedule. By the end of 2012, the total amount raised was $40,167,140 ($23,832,809 in public competitive funds & $16,334,331 in private funds), making it the most successful fundraising campaign in the college’s history. It is also the largest amount ever raised for a community college in the United States.|
|$63.4 million in financial aid, including grants, loans, scholarships & work-study jobs|
Intercollegiate National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) men's & women's sports teams include baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country, golf, hockey, softball & volleyball.
More than 100 clubs & organizations, including five honor societies
Child care & many free services including career planning, financial aid, job placement assistance, libraries, personal or career counseling, supportive services for individuals with disabilities, transfer assistance, tutoring & veteran's services.
31.5% of all college-purchased goods & services were through certified Minority, Women or Disadvantaged Businesses (MWDBEs).
|Online Community Connections|
|CCAC Social Media|
|CCAC is an Achieving the Dream Leader College.|
The college is governed by a 15-member Board of Trustees nominated by the Allegheny County Executive & confirmed Allegheny County Council.
CCAC returns $6.67 for every dollar Allegheny County invests in the college4.
The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals with disabilities who are requesting accommodations should contact the Supportive Services for Students with Disabilities office at 412.469.6215. This publication is available in alternate formats; contact 412.469.6215.
All statistics are for the fiscal year ending 6.30.2012, unless otherwise noted.
1 ACT Student Opinion Survey, 2011
2 Savings calculated on in-district tuition and fees for attending full-time for one year. Comparisons against Allegheny County colleges and universities, 2011–12 academic year.
3 As of spring 2013 term.
4 The Economic Impact of the Community College of Allegheny County, 2012.