Community College of Allegheny County
800 Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
(412) 237-2511
Accrediting Agency:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Community College of Allegheny County is a two-year public institution located in Pittsburgh, Pa. The school was originally established in 1966 and today serves more than 20,000 students. In addition to the main campus, the school operates locations in Monroeville, McCandless Township, and West Mifflin. A variety of certificate and associate degree programs are available for students with a range of academic interests and career goals.

Programs Offered

Students interested in pursuing technical training and those looking to transfer to a four-year institution will find opportunities at the Community College of Allegheny County. Some available areas of study include accounting, automotive technology, aviation management, business, child development, dietetics, engineering technology, general studies, health information technology, liberal arts and sciences, mathematics, medical assisting, nursing, radiation therapy technology, tourism management, and welding technology. Those interested in pursuing online classes will also find flexible alternatives at CCAC. These include programs in administrative assisting, business management, computer forensics, computer and information science, social science, and accounting.


The Community College of Allegheny County has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1970. The school has also earned specialized accreditation for programs in dietetics, radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine technology.


An online application form is available for prospective CCAC students. A downloadable version of the paper application is also available for those who prefer to mail in a copy. The school has an open admissions policy, but students must still submit the required documents in a timely manner to be able to register. This includes official high school transcripts or proof of GED program completion. Additionally, students who have taken any other college courses prior to applying to CCAC should submit these transcripts as well. For more information about the application process, including requirements for international students, please visit the school’s website or contact an advisor.

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