Community College of Allegheny County: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 34%

Community College of Allegheny County Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,1477,2718,876

5,845 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,439 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Community College of Allegheny County has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Community College of Allegheny County Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Community College of Allegheny County does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,600$9,900
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,053$1,053
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$220$330

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs695695
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities530530
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services326326
Construction Trades145145
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences112112
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services105105
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7676
Precision Production6464
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians5454
Transportation and Materials Moving5353
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4949
Visual and Performing Arts4747
Legal Professions and Studies4444
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3939
Mathematics and Statistics3333
Personal and Culinary Services1414
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1414
Social Sciences1313
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics88
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies44
Physical Sciences22
Architecture and Related Services
Grand Total2,4862,486

A total of 2,486 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Community College of Allegheny County.

Graduation rate14%13%14%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesCCAC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,164
Instructional FTE575
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15233-1895
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population301,000