Central Alabama Community College

Alexander City, AL 35010

Located in Alexander City, Alabama, Central Alabama Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Alabama Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Monroeville, Jasper, Mobile, Alexander City, Phenix City, Gadsden, Dothan, Hanceville, Selma, Montgomery.

Central Alabama Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Central Alabama Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,510 and fees $870. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,020 and $870 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 46

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Central Alabama Community College

Southern Union State Community College
25.78 miles away
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
45.87 miles away
Columbus Technical College
63.18 miles away
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
63.42 miles away
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus
65.56 miles away
Jefferson State Community College
66.74 miles away
West Georgia Technical College
68.87 miles away
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
70.25 miles away
Gadsden State Community College
73.75 miles away
Snead State Community College
89.09 miles away


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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,882
30k to 48k$8,647
48k to 75k$11,681
75k to 110k$11,947
Over 110k$13,868
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $117.00 $234.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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 (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Central Alabama Community College
1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010

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