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Alpena Community College

Alpena, MI 4-Year Public
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About Alpena Community College

Alpena Community College Overview

Alpena Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Alpena, Michigan. Alpena Community College was founded in 1952 and the school enrolls around 1,436 students a year, including 1,436 undergrad students. Alpena Community College ensures on-campus housing for up to 64 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Alpena Community College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Alpena Community College's theater groups.

Alpena Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Alpena Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Alpena Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Alpena Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.7
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%
In-State Tuition $7,260
Out-of-State $7,260

Is Alpena Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Alpena Community College offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Alpena Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 55% of students who start at Alpena Community College return the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Alpena Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Alpena Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 65% of graduates from Alpena Community College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Alpena Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Alpena Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Alpena Community College's endowment was $3.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $7,628 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Alpena Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Alpena Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Alpena Community College.

Based on this information, is Alpena Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Alpena Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Alpena Community College Located?

Alpena Community College is located in the small town setting of Alpena, Michigan.

If you want to see Alpena Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 23 to Alpena, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Alpena County Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Alpena Community College and Alpena are like without leaving home.

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College Info

665 Johnson Street Alpena, MI 49707-1495

Campus Setting: Small Town

Alpena Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Alpena Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Alpena Community College is Continuous processing.

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Alpena Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Alpena Community College is like? There are approximately 1,436 students enrolled at Alpena Community College. 33% percent of students attend school full-time.


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