The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
74% of CCAC students selected CCAC as their college of first choice1.
CCAC offers an average class size of 16 students.
91% of students would recommend CCAC to a friend or family member1.
The Community College of Allegheny County is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) www.msche.org The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
26,243 credit; 17,846 noncredit
43,290 total unduplicated headcount
CCAC grants Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, certificates and diplomas.
CCAC offers hundreds of online courses, with 16 degrees & 13 certificates and 1 diploma available entirely online and 28 degrees & 12 certificates available mostly online.
CCAC offers nearly 160 programs of study across six diverse career paths:
The college also offers an Honors Program and cooperative programs in partnership with other institutions.
CCAC students have transferred to more than 500 different colleges and universities to continue their education.
CCAC has program-to-program articulation agreements with the 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and has specific articulation agreements with 29 additional colleges and universities that allow CCAC graduates to seamlessly transfer—as juniors—into nearly 170 programs.
CCAC provided service to 114 high schools in Allegheny & Washington counties.
CCAC provided 377 customized courses to 10,112 workers and 188 regional employers.
CCAC provided training to 6,265 seniors and individuals with special needs.
CCAC offered more than 987 specialized community education courses and facilitated more than 10,000 registrations.
CCAC registered 6,224 students in 341 public safety courses.
The college is governed by a 15-member Board of Trustees nominated by the County Executive & confirmed Allegheny County Council.
CCAC returns $5.30 for every dollar Allegheny County invests in the college3.
1 Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory,
20172 Graduate Survey, Class of 20163 The Economic Impact of the Community College
of Allegheny County, 2018