The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is one of six
regional agencies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to
conduct accreditation activities. Middle States is a membership
association that defines, maintains, and promotes educational
excellence. Accreditation through peer review provides for
self-governance and keeps the business of education in our control.
Middle States accreditation is reaffirmed through comprehensive
self-study every eight years.
The purpose of Self-Study is to remain an accredited degree
granting institution by documenting compliance with Middle States
standards as well as our value to the community and society. It is
also an opportunity for self-reflection, planning and improving an
Core documents from the 2017 Self-Study process can be found HERE.