Community College of the Air Force: Narrative Description

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130 West Maxwell Blvd.
Maxwell Air Force Base, AL 36112-6613
Tel: (334)953-2223
Admissions: (334)953-6436
Fax: (334)953-8211
E-mail: [email protected]
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Federally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees (courses conducted at 125 branch locations worldwide for members of the U.S. Air Force). Founded 1972. Setting: suburban campus. Total enrollment: 364,934. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 28:1. 30,218 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 53,388 students, 22% women, 78% men. Part-time: 311,546 students, 19% women, 81% men. 1% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 16% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 63% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: continuous. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript, interview, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: officer and enlisted clubs. Major annual events: Armed Forces Day activities, Memorial Day activities, Veteran's Day activities. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. Air Force Library Service with 5 million books, 56,654 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page.

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