Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, PA 15233
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Community College of Allegheny County is one of the seventeen public 2-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Pittsburgh.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 16,147 students attend the school. Every year 14% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Community College of Allegheny County's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,600, and fees were $1,053. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,900 and $1,053 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students16,147
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 43 253
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1992 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1992 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1992 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1992 - 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$110/credit
In State Students$220/credit
Out of State Students$330/credit
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 $4,950 $9,900 $14,850
ADN 70 $7,700 $15,400 $23,100
BSN 125 $13,750 $27,500 $41,250
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, 64% of Community College of Allegheny County's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $4,225
Other Federal Grant 10% $343
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,240
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- $3,230
Federal Student Loans 20% $4,820
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
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$7,768
$30,001 to $48,000$8,543
$48,001 to $75,000$10,280
$75,001 to $110,000$12,566
Over $110,000$12,909

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.
Community College of Allegheny County
800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

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