Community College of Allegheny County

800 Allegheny Ave
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Comprehensive transition and postsecondary program for students with intellectual disabilities
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Noncredit education offered
Workforce Education
Contract Training/Customized Training
Remedial Education
Recreational/Avocational/Leisure/Personal Enrichment
Adult Basic Education
English as a Second Language
Continuing Professional Education
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty211495
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,5000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$6,300$6,300$6,300$6,3000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Off Campus$17,649$17,762$17,762$17,8820.7%
Off Campus with Family$10,839$10,952$10,952$11,0721.1%
Off Campus$21,285$21,483$21,483$21,7231.1%
Off Campus with Family$14,475$14,673$14,673$14,9131.6%
Off Campus$24,765$25,023$25,023$25,3831.4%
Off Campus with Family$17,955$18,213$18,213$18,5732.0%
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Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition planX
  • Participates in a Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2021-2022
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid11,25998%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,25597%$4,896,009$3,901
Federal grants1,25597%$4,463,211$3,556
Pell grants53842%$2,696,876$5,013
Other federal grants1,24396%$1,766,335$1,421
State/local government grant or scholarships23318%$432,798$1,858
Institutional grants or scholarships00%$0
Student loan aid20616%$1,122,001$5,447
Federal student loans18614%$914,493$4,917
Other student loans232%$207,508$9,022
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Grant or scholarship aid110,10095%$25,478,421$2,523
Pell grants3,32631%$12,466,607$3,748
Federal student loans1,47114%$7,608,780$5,173
Grant or scholarship aid185163%$412,793$485
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$8,707$8,297$8,139
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2019-20202020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$7,891$7,339$7,207
$30,001 – $48,000$8,933$8,737$8,256
$48,001 – $75,000$10,761$11,007$10,574
$75,001 – $110,000$13,193$13,132$13,000
$110,001 and more$13,759$13,781$13,463
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students awarded federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)10,467
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment263
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:Full-time: 33%Part-time: 67%Student Gender:Male: 46%Female: 54%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%Asian: 4%Black or African American: 15%Hispanic/Latino: 4%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 62%Two or more races: 4%Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%U.S. Nonresident: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:24 and under: 57%25 and over: 43%Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:In-state: 99%Out-of-state: 1%Foreign countries: 0%Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 19%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 23%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 58%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:Full-time students: 59%Part-time students: 48%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution without completing at the current institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 42 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019
Overall graduation rate:Overall graduation rate: 19%Transfer-out rate: 19%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:Male: 18%Female: 19%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 29%Asian: 24%Black or African American: 10%Hispanic/Latino: 23%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 21%Two or more races: 12%Race/ethnicity unknown: 21%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2018 or Fall 2019, by Time to Completion
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram12
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology1---
Category total1---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Area Studies, Other1---
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other70--
Category total80--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General---7
Category total20-12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-11-42
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1--8
Business Administration and Management, General-67-175
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce4---
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies12---
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-1-3
Management Science8--0
Operations Management and Supervision9---
Restaurant/Food Services Management-0--
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General-0--
Tourism and Travel Services Management---1
Category total3479-229
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia4--9
Category total4--9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General---25
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance50-33
Computer Programming/Programmer, General80-37
Computer Support Specialist40-17
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0---
Category total170-112
Construction Trades
Building Construction Technology/Technician---10
Building/Property Maintenance-0-2
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General-24-1
Plumbing Technology/Plumber614--
Category total6183-53
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services
Culinary Arts/Chef Training30-8
Category total37-8
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching---2
Teacher Assistant/Aide-0-0
Category total-0-2
Engineering Science---4
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering-0-0
Category total-0-4
Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD---3
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician-7-6
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician20-2
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD-0--
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians---1
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician00-6
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician---0
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician-0-0
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician00--
Category total27-18
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management00--
Child Care Provider/Assistant00-4
Child Development466-38
Category total466-42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation70-5
Category total70-5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Anesthesiologist Assistant---9
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician0--11
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician---31
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other---7
Dietitian Assistant-4--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-3-4
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician---3
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage-10-1
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder230--
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist-9-9
Medical/Clinical Assistant-8-2
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist-10-6
Occupational Therapist Assistant---15
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant-3-2
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist28---
Physical Therapy Assistant---9
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer120-32
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse---330
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist---21
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician2---
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling23---
Surgical Technology/Technologist-5-9
Category total8852-501
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other---45
Critical Infrastructure Protection20-5
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician-0-5
Category total20-55
Legal Professions and Studies
Court Reporting and Captioning/Court Reporter-054
Legal Assistant/Paralegal250-19
Category total250523
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-7-603
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies---194
Category total-7-797
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General---26
Category total---26
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-3-17
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician-19-3
Category total-22-20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General---3
Category total---3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General---2
Physics, General---1
Category total---3
Precision Production
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant0---
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking-20-0
Welding Technology/Welder310-3
Category total3176-3
Psychology, General---41
Category total---41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work10-12
Category total10-12
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General---9
Category total---9
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew40-3
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations---3
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation-87--
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor0---
Category total487-6
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General---9
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-1--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General---8
Game and Interactive Media Design00-0
Graphic Design97-10
Industrial and Product Design---4
Music, General20-3
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology10--
Category total128-34
Grand total29353452,027
Athletics Participation
  • Sanction Body: NJCAA Division III
Varsity Men's and Women's TeamsMenWomen
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)07/01/1970)6/30/2018
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician ProgramAccredited since (06/01/1973)06/30/2029
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programsAccredited since (01/01/1992)09/01/2028
 No Longer Recognized  Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologistAccredited (10/18/1978 - 06/13/2011)
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs:
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence110
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking200
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 193DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 27
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: $2,420DoD Tuition Assistance Program: $1,625
  • Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time2%7%
200 percent of normal time4%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time56%46%
200 percent of normal time60%--
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • (--) not applicable
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%3.2%11.1%
Number in default078286
Number in repayment2,0312,4222,556
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)