John C Calhoun State Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Alabama


Calhoun Community College exemplifies the 2-year college mission of commitment to excellence in teaching and service and is the region's leader in education and workforce development. The largest of the 2-years comprising The AL Community College System, Calhoun is an open-admission, community-based, state-supported, coeducational, comprehensive community college dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality and accessible education to individuals in its four-county service area. Offering 49 associate degree programs and 52 career/certificate programs, Calhoun serves just over 11,300 students at its 110-acre Decatur campus; its Huntsville/Cummings Research Park site; and at the Limestone Correctional Facility.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 9694

Undergraduate Students: 9694
Faculty: 140

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 69:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 69:1

Contact Information

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner Alabama 35671


Main Email:

Main Phone: 256-306-2500

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Amy Wookfolk
Assistant Director, Admissions
(256) 306-2596

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Nancy Keenum
Director, Athletics
(256) 306-2850

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A transfer student whose cumulative GPA at the transfer institutions is 2.0 or above on a 4.0 scale will be admitted with Clear academic status. A student whose cumulative GPA is less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale will be admitted on Academic Probation.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
A transfer grade of "D" will only be accepted when the transfer student's cumulative transfer GPA is 2.0 or above.

Credits (Min/Max):
Calhoun does not publish a minimum/maximum grade requirement for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
In some cases, you may be required to submit official standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Calhoun does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Calhoun does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay, nor does it ask for one with your application.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

Other Requirements:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The Student Financial Services (SFS) office at Calhoun Community College offers students financial counseling and assistance to help them pursue their educational goals. Financial aid is available in a variety of forms.

Special Programs


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