College of Alameda: Review & Facts

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College of Alameda is a medium two-year, public school with 6,285 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1968 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Alameda, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
At College of Alameda you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

College of Alameda deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Management, Business, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
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 normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at College of Alameda is fair at 71% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at College of Alameda is very low - 29%. Approximately 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at College of Alameda is a bit disappointing, 28:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,400
Low
Average tuition cost is low - $6,300 per academic year. The additional fees at College of Alameda (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $100, which comes to $6,400 per academic year.

Read the details about College of Alameda 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 and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to College of Alameda and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (510) 522-7221 or check College of Alameda Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
College of Alameda offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of Alameda, 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 College of Alameda.

Based on the college crime data, College of Alameda seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of Alameda Location and Maps



Post Address: College of Alameda, 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky, Alameda, California 94501, USA
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