Alpena Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Alpena Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,495 students enrolled. This school was established in 1952 and is the only college located in Alpena, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
89
Fair
Alpena Community College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Alpena Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 89 majors. The most popular concentrations are Electrical and Electronics, General Studies, Nursing, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Alpena Community College student retention rate is low at 58% (way below Michigan average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Alpena Community College is low: 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alpena Community College is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,300
Low
Average tuition costs are low, about $5,700 a year. The additional fees at Alpena Community College (not included in tuition costs) are about $600; which comes to $6,300 per year.

Read the details about Alpena Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Alpena Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (989) 356-9021 or check Alpena Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Alpena Community College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Alpena Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Alpena Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Alpena Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alpena Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Alpena Community College, 665 Johnson St, Alpena, Michigan 49707, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Alpena Community College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Alpena Community College Location Map - City View

Learn More About Alpena Community College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Michigan Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Read information about 75 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Flint, Troy, Livonia, and 49 other cities. Approximately 4,900 accounting and finance diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance degree programs in MI is around $21,700.

Architecture
Learn about 18 architecture schools and colleges in Bloomfield Hills, Flint, Alpena, East Lansing, Southfield, Bay City, Grand Rapids, and 13 other cities. About 700 architecture degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for architecture degree programs in MI is roughly $34,400.

Automotive and Mechanic
Our directory contains 29 automotive and mechanic schools and colleges in Dearborn, Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Harrison, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Escanaba, and 24 more cities. Approximately 1,200 automotive and mechanic diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for automotive and mechanic programs in MI is about $8,800.

Biology
Read information about 51 biology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Rochester Hills, and 32 other cities. About 5,300 biology diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for biology programs in MI is about $30,600.

Broadcasting
Read information about 40 broadcasting schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Flint, Livonia, Southfield, Marquette, and 29 more cities. About 1,000 broadcasting degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for broadcasting programs in MI is roughly $18,900.

Business
Learn about 86 business schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Troy, Kalamazoo, Dearborn, Southfield, and 53 more cities. About 12,000 business degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for business programs in MI is about $21,900.

Chemistry
Read about 40 chemistry schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Flint, Dearborn, Bay City, and 27 other cities. Approximately 1,600 chemistry diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for chemistry programs in MI is about $33,000.

Communication and Journalism
Learn about 51 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint, Adrian, and 32 other cities. Approximately 3,600 communication and journalism degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for communication and journalism degree programs in MI: $27,700.

Computer Science
We reviewed 79 computer science schools and colleges in Detroit, Southfield, Grand Rapids, Dearborn, Flint, Troy, Ann Arbor, and 49 other cities. Around 5,700 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for computer science programs in MI is roughly $20,900.

Construction
We reviewed 26 construction schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Big Rapids, Ironwood, Troy, East Lansing, Mount Pleasant, and 21 more cities. Approximately 400 construction diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for construction degree programs in MI is about $21,400.

Criminal Justice
Read information about 57 criminal justice schools and colleges in Detroit, Dearborn, Flint, Bay City, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Ann Arbor, and 41 other cities. Approximately 3,900 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for criminal justice degree programs in MI: $16,500.

Culinary
Read information about 23 culinary schools and colleges in Flint, Dearborn, Livonia, Benton Harbor, Jackson, Pontiac, Adrian, and 19 other cities. Approximately 800 culinary diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for culinary degree programs in MI is about $8,200.

Dance and Ballet
Detailed information about 19 dance and ballet schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Petoskey, Alpena, Houghton, Ypsilanti, and 13 more cities. Around 200 dance and ballet diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for dance and ballet programs in MI is approximately $21,500.

Dental
Read about 34 dental schools and colleges in Flint, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Lansing, Benton Harbor, Portage, Davison, and 24 other cities. Around 1,200 dental diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for dental programs in MI - $22,600.

Economics
Read information about 27 economics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Holland, Rochester Hills, Allendale, and 20 more cities. About 1,600 economics diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for economics programs in MI is about $36,300.

Education
Learn about 92 education schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Bay City, Livonia, and 56 more cities. Approximately 8,900 education diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for education degree programs in MI is roughly $24,200.

Electrical and Electronics
Detailed information about 45 electrical and electronics schools and colleges in Detroit, Dearborn, Flint, Troy, Big Rapids, Marquette, Sidney, and 36 other cities. Around 800 electrical and electronics diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for electrical and electronics degree programs in MI - $12,600.

Engineering
Learn more about 58 engineering schools and colleges in Flint, Troy, Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Bay City, and 41 other cities. Around 8,200 engineering degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for engineering degree programs in MI is approximately $31,200.

English and Literature
Detailed information about 45 english and literature schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Bay City, Rochester Hills, Adrian, and 29 other cities. About 2,200 english and literature diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for english and literature programs in MI: $28,300.

General Studies
Learn about 70 general studies schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Rochester Hills, and 46 other cities. Approximately 17,500 general studies diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for general studies degree programs in MI is around $9,000.

Geography
Learn about 13 geography schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Houghton, Big Rapids, Sault Ste Marie, Lansing, Alpena, Mount Pleasant, and 9 more cities. About 200 geography diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for geography programs in MI: $25,200.

History
Our listing contains 40 history schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Lansing, Bay City, Marquette, and 28 more cities. About 1,000 history diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for history programs in MI is roughly $30,200.

Industrial Technologies
Our directory contains 57 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Dearborn, Detroit, Southfield, Canton, Kalamazoo, Bloomfield Hills, Flint, and 41 more cities. Around 3,200 industrial technologies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies programs in MI is roughly $14,600.

Laboratory Assistance
We list 38 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Flint, Detroit, Bay City, Livonia, Grand Rapids, Adrian, Berrien Springs, and 28 other cities. About 900 laboratory assistance diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for laboratory assistance programs in MI is about $14,800.

Law
Our directory contains 16 law schools and colleges in East Lansing, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Sault Ste Marie, Big Rapids, Mount Pleasant, Lansing, and 11 more cities. Around 2,000 law diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for law programs in MI is around $38,300.

Management
Learn about 84 management schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Troy, Southfield, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, and 53 more cities. Approximately 14,900 management degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for management programs in MI - $21,900.

Marine Transportation and Diving
Our directory contains 2 marine transportation and diving schools and colleges in Traverse City and Alpena. Around 100 marine transportation and diving diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for marine transportation and diving programs in MI - $7,500.

Marketing and Advertising
Learn more about 59 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Troy, Dearborn, Adrian, Bay City, and 38 other cities. Approximately 3,100 marketing and advertising diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising degree programs in MI: $22,000.

Mathematics
Learn more about 41 mathematics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Flint, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Allendale, and 29 more cities. About 1,500 mathematics diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for mathematics programs in MI is roughly $31,500.

Medical
Learn about 69 medical schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Livonia, Rochester Hills, and 46 other cities. Around 9,900 medical degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for medical degree programs in MI is approximately $22,600.

Medical Assistant
Learn about 82 medical assistant schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Rochester Hills, Southfield, and 54 more cities. Around 7,400 medical assistant degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for medical assistant programs in MI is about $13,300.

Natural Resources and Environment
Get details on 43 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Dearborn, and 29 other cities. Around 1,300 natural resources and environment degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for natural resources and environment programs in MI is approximately $30,700.

Nursing
We reviewed 73 nursing schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Flint, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Bay City, and 49 other cities. About 9,800 nursing diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in MI is around $16,100.

Occupational Therapy
Learn more about 42 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Rochester Hills, Bay City, Flint, Adrian, East Lansing, and 28 more cities. Approximately 2,600 occupational therapy degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy degree programs in MI - $26,600.

Office and Clerical Services
Our directory contains 41 office and clerical services schools and colleges in Lansing, Dearborn, Grand Rapids, Flint, Southfield, Detroit, Benton Harbor, and 31 other cities. About 500 office and clerical services diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for office and clerical services degree programs in MI - $9,200.

Paralegal
Learn more about 36 paralegal schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Benton Harbor, Mount Pleasant, Traverse City, Alpena, East Lansing, and 31 more cities. About 600 paralegal diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for paralegal degree programs in MI is roughly $16,700.

Pharmacy
Learn about 37 pharmacy schools and colleges in Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Saginaw, Davison, Houghton, Roscommon, and 25 other cities. About 800 pharmacy diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for pharmacy programs in MI: $21,000.

Physics
Learn about 35 physics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Alma, Livonia, Southfield, and 27 more cities. Approximately 700 physics diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for physics programs in MI is around $31,800.

Political Science
Get details on 36 political science schools and colleges in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Big Rapids, and 24 other cities. About 1,700 political science diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for political science degree programs in MI is around $33,600.

Printing and Publishing
Get details on 2 printing and publishing schools and colleges in Big Rapids and Alpena. About 100 printing and publishing diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for printing and publishing degree programs in MI is around $17,500.

Psychology
We list 52 psychology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, and 33 other cities. About 5,700 psychology diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for psychology programs in MI is approximately $27,800.

Radiology Technology
Read information about 22 radiology technology schools and colleges in Flint, Ann Arbor, Benton Harbor, Jackson, Warren, Bloomfield Hills, Marquette, and 16 more cities. Around 500 radiology technology diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for radiology technology degree programs in MI is around $12,000.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Learn about 29 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Sidney, Ann Arbor, Petoskey, and 22 more cities. About 500 retailing and wholesaling diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for retailing and wholesaling programs in MI is roughly $18,100.

Social Work
We list 52 social work schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Dearborn, Adrian, and 34 more cities. Around 4,600 social work diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for social work programs in MI - $26,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
Get details on 38 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Big Rapids, and 26 more cities. Approximately 1,700 sociology and anthropology diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for sociology and anthropology programs in MI is about $29,100.

Theater and Drama
We list 42 theater and drama schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Rochester Hills, Kalamazoo, Adrian, and 28 more cities. Approximately 500 theater and drama degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in MI - $26,400.

Veterinary
Get details on 13 veterinary schools and colleges in Flint, Canton, Portage, Adrian, Ironwood, East Lansing, Bloomfield Hills, and 10 other cities. About 400 veterinary diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for veterinary programs in MI is around $21,800.

Welding
Read about 29 welding schools and colleges in Flint, Big Rapids, Harrison, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Escanaba, Livonia, and 25 other cities. Approximately 500 welding diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for welding programs in MI: $8,500.

Work and Family Studies
Detailed information about 41 work and family studies schools and colleges in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Flint, Livonia, Berrien Springs, and 28 other cities. Around 2,000 work and family studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for work and family studies programs in MI: $18,100.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors



Other Nearby Colleges