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Community College of Allegheny County

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Community College of Allegheny County, or CCAC as it is officially abbreviated, (informally known as North Side University or NSU), is a community college in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With four campuses and five centers, the college offers associate's degrees, certificate and diploma programs.

The college opened Boyce campus, in Monroeville, and Allegheny campus, on Pittsburgh's North Side, in 1966. The following year, South campus was opened; North campus opened in 1972. The college also has centers, beyond the main campuses, that offer classes.

CCAC is the largest community college in Pennsylvania and the 17th largest community college in the United States. In 2007, it was recognized as second highest in the country for the number of nursing degrees, and fourth highest in the country for the number of health career degrees.

CCAC offers more than 170 programs, as well as lifelong learning, community education, continuing education and workforce training courses. During the 2006-2007 academic year, it had more than 63,000 students. Through articulation agreements, students are guaranteed admission, and the recognition of courses, at a number of institutions offering four-year degrees.

There are four student-run newspapers: the Allegheny View, the Boyce Collegian, the South Forum and the North Voice.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $7,962.00 avg tuition

800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
(412) 323-2323

Apply online Admissions:
www.ccac.edu/default.aspx?id=137173
Financial Aid:
www.ccac.edu/default.aspx?id=137174

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Construction Trades
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Personal And Culinary Services
  • Physical Sciences
  • Precision Production
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Community College of Allegheny County

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 56%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
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Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Community College of Allegheny County

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $2,654.00 $5,252.00 $7,962.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $445.00 $602.00 $602.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $95.00 $188.00 $284.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $4,804.00 $4,416.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $2,554.00 $4,416.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 67%
Percent receiving grant aid 56%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,466.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 23%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,024.00

Community College of Allegheny County

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Turf and Turfgrass Management X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biotechnology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping X
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Tourism Promotion Operations X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other X
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications X
CONSTRUCTION TRADES
Building/Property Maintenance X
Construction Trades, Other X
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General X
Electrician X
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer X
EDUCATION
Teacher Assistant/Aide X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD X
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician X
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician X
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other X
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD X
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician X
Robotics Technology/Technician X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care Provider/Assistant X
Child Development X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician X
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other X
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Medical/Clinical Assistant X
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist X
Occupational Therapist Assistant X
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant X
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
Surgical Technology/Technologist X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other X
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician X
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Court Reporting/Court Reporter X
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician X
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General X
Culinary Arts/Chef Training X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PRECISION PRODUCTION
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking X
Welding Technology/Welder X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
Social Work, Other X
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Social Sciences, General X
TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew X
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Industrial and Product Design X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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