Public 2 Year

Alpena Community College

Alpena, Michigan

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Alpena Community College overview
Location Alpena, Michigan
Online alpenacc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Alpena Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Alpena Community College (ACC), established in 1952, is a two-year public community college located in Alpena, Michigan, a small city nestled on the shores of Lake Huron. Offering a range of associate degrees, certificates, and transfer programs, ACC is known for its emphasis on occupational and technical education, meeting the needs of both full-time and part-time students. The campus provides on-campus housing options through the ACC Housing Complex, serving those who prefer a residential college experience. Popular academic programs include Nursing, Concrete Technology, and Utility Technician training, reflective of the institution's focus on practical and in-demand skills for the workforce. ACC presents a generally open admissions policy, welcoming a broad spectrum of student applicants. While the college engages in athletics, it is not specifically recognized for a competitive sports program. The campus setting combines functional educational facilities with access to the natural beauty of northeast Michigan, fostering an environment conducive to study and professional preparation.

Alpena Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  495 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,041 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $6,930 plus fees of $630.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Alpena Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$630
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,550
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$17,510

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$33,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Alpena Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 28%
Construction Trades 23%
Business 8%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168607 IPEDS survey data for Alpena Community College.

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