Alpena Community College Overview

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665 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-9021
2012–13 Tuition & Fees
$5,520 in-state
$5,520 out-of-state
1,963 total
1,027 full-time
936 part-time
44% male / 56% female


Alpena Community College is a public, two-year institution in Alpena, Michigan. Its campus is located in a rural area, with a total enrollment of 1,963. The school utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The student-faculty ratio is 15:1. The highest degree offered at Alpena Community College is an associate degree. The school has an open admissions policy and offers credit for life experiences.

The in-district tuition and fees for 2012–13 were $3,720, and out-of-district tuition and fees were $5,520. There is no application fee.

Students can earn degrees and certificates in 23 different fields. Popular programs include: Health Professions and Related Programs, Construction Trades, and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.

General Information (Fall 2012)

School type Public
Academic calendar Semester
Setting Rural
Size Small

Applying (Fall 2012)

Application fee $0
Open admission policy Yes
Total entering students, fall 2012 572

Academic Life

Full-time retention rate 1 60%
Part-time retention rate 1 41%
Graduation rate 2 33%
Transfer-out rate 3 20%
Entering students who are full-time first-time undergraduates 4 64%
Student-faculty ratio 15:1

Student Life (Fall 2012)

Total enrollment 1,963
Full-time enrollment 1,027
Part-time enrollment 936
Male 44%
Female 56
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Asian 1%
Black or African American 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
White 96%
Two or more races 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
Nonresident alien 0%
Percent of population under 18 14%
Percent of population 18-24 57%
Percent of population 25-65 29%
Percent of population over 65 0%

Campus Info and Services (Fall 2012)

Distance education Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Credit for life experiences Yes
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus day care for students' children N/A
Library facilities at institution Has own library

Paying for School

At Alpena Community College, 81 percent of undergraduates receive grant or scholarship aid and the average scholarship or grant award is $3,947.
In-state tuition and fees $5,520
Out-of-state tuition and fees $5,520
Books and supplies $1,000
1 Full-time and part-time retention based on Fall 2011 students returning in Fall 2012.
2 Graduation rate based on the Fall 2009 cohort (graduated by 2012).
3 Transfer-out rate based on the Fall 2009 cohort (transferred out by 2012).
4 Entering students who are full-time first-time undergraduates are from the Fall 2009 cohort.

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