Beginning with Spring 2012 semester, tuition will be raised by $8.25 a credit.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Board of Trustees on Thursday responded to reductions in the college’s state and local funding with an $8.25 per credit tuition increase beginning with the spring 2012 term, in addition to significant cuts already made to the college’s budget. The tuition changes follow cuts Allegheny County faced from the state that led to a reduction in CCAC’s allocation from the county by $2.5 million. Immediately after that announcement, the college expanded an administrative hiring freeze to include faculty and staff positions and eliminated administrative salary increases for the year. The college is exploring additional cost-saving measures that could be implemented in the coming months, according to …
CCAC classes start Aug. 22 and Sept. 6.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Anyone interested in attending the Community College of Allegheny County still can register for the fall term. Registration will remain open through Aug. 20 for 15-week courses beginning Aug. 22. Students must enroll by Sept. 3 for the 13-week “late start” semester with classes beginning Sept. 6. Nationally, almost 40 percent of the college student population is made up of adults going back to school, compared to 6 percent in 1980. Another 3.4 million older students are enrolled part-time, many training for new careers or upgrading job skills in the current challenging economic climate, according to a CCAC press release. School officials said CCAC has options for everyone. “People can go to school to pursue their lifelong dreams, change …