Central Alabama Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Alexander City, AL

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How much is the Central Alabama CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Central Alabama CC's tuition & fees is $5,040 for Alabama residents and $8,850 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $27,178 for Alabama residents and $30,988 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Central Alabama CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,040
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,850
Books & Supplies Costs$1,250
Off-campus Room & Board$14,364
Off-campus Expenses$6,524
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,163
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,097

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Central Alabama CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,073.
Central Alabama Community College$5,040$8,850
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama 2-4 Years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Central Alabama CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Central Alabama Community CollegeAlexander City, AL$5,040$8,850
George C Wallace State Community College-SelmaSelma, AL$4,680$8,490
John C Calhoun State Community CollegeTanner, AL$5,060$8,870
Lurleen B Wallace Community CollegeAndalusia, AL$4,980$8,790
Northeast Alabama Community CollegeRainsville, AL$4,980$8,790

Financial Aid and COA

At Central Alabama Community College, 1,058 students (67%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,479.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Central Alabama CC is $27,509 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 191 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,693 and the average amount of student loans is $3,243.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$27,178$30,988
Tuition & Fees$5,040$8,850
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,138$22,138
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,699$27,509
Average Financial Aid$3,479$3,479
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,05867%$3,479
Pell Grants47130%$4,078
Federal Student Loan23815%$3,546
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid19187%-
Grants or Scholarships16877%$6,693
Federal Grants11553%$5,538
Pell Grants11553%$5,344
Other Federal Grants5023%$445
State/Local Grants84%$533
Institutional Grants8438%$5,753
Student Loan Aid4822%$3,243
Federal Student Loans4822%$3,243
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level131118$5,814
110,001 or more63$2,303

Student Population

Central Alabama Community College has a total of 1,777 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 646 male students and 932 female students attending Central Alabama CC. The school offers online degree programs and 392 students enrolled online exclusively (22.06% of all students).
Undergraduate1,578 646932

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered34 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,777
Graduation Rate21%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate62% (Full-time), 35% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties43 (Full-time), 61 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs101 (Full-time), 124 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$59,599
Average Staff Salary$66,451