Central Alabama Community College

Alexander City, AL 35010

Central Alabama Community College is one of the 25 public 2-year colleges in Alabama. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Alexander City. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 28% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Central Alabama Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,570, and fees were $870. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,140 and $870 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

Central Alabama Community College offers affordable & quality nursing programs in the division of nursing and allied health.

The associate degree’s nursing program is accredited by NLNAC. In addition, both LPN and ADN programs are approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing. 

The college has several admission practises that apply to different programs.  The practical nursing program admits students during the summer term only. The practical nursing students can attend classes on either Childersburg or Alexander City Campus. . February 1 is the deadline for application to be considered. Those accepted to study the Associate Degree in Nursing are admitted in fall term on the CB campus. Note that April 1 is the deadline for applications to this program. For students applying to the Mobility program, the deadline is October 1.

Requirements for admission

To be eligible for admission to a program, certain requirements are mandatory. Some of them are

  • Official TEAS V Score
  • Compass/ACT Scores
  • Transcripts from any accredited colleges you attended
  • Transcript from your High School or GED Score
  • Copy of Current CPR certificate – Healthcare Provider level

The above list is not exhaustive, interested applicants are required to familiarize themselves with all admission requirements before applying. Secondly, applicants must be willing to submit to a criminal background check and also undergo a drug screening test. Remember, the TEAS are used to determine a student’s readiness to undertake the program. Students should treat the exam with extra seriousness since the score is used to calculate the points for admission.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 20
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 38

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
08/01/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$119
In State Students$119
Out of State Students$238
Graduate courses
In District Students--
In State Students--
Out of State Students--

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,355 $5,355 $10,710
ADN 70 $8,330 $8,330 $16,660
BSN 125 $14,875 $14,875 $29,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of Central Alabama Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $4,519
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,348
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $513
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 26% $5,104
Federal Student Loans 24% $3,686
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,918
$30,001 to $48,000$4,859
$48,001 to $75,000$6,838
$75,001 to $110,000$8,631
Over $110,000$10,045

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.

Central Alabama Community College
1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010

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