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About CCAC

Since its founding in 1966, CCAC has flourished, becoming the educational powerhouse it is today a nationally renowned two-year college dedicated to serving all members of the community. From groundbreaking student success initiatives to top-ranked academic and career-based programs, CCAC continues to be the college of choice for nearly one out of every three adults in the Greater Pittsburgh metropolitan region.

Every year, more than 25,000 students enroll at CCAC, taking advantage of nearly 160 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs while thousands more access noncredit and workforce development courses. Comprising four campuses and five neighborhood centers, as well as other off-site locations, CCAC is honored to have one of the largest veteran student populations in the state and takes pride in ranking among the nation s top community colleges for the number of individuals graduating in nursing and other health-related professions.

CCAC graduates have transferred to the nation s most prestigious colleges and universities, have obtained the most academically challenging and competitive degrees and can be found at leading companies, organizations and institutions throughout the country. CCAC alumni are actively engaged in every sector of society, providing leadership to scores of economic, scientific, civic and philanthropic entities both in the Pittsburgh region and around the world.

For more information visit CCAC at a Glance.

Inside CCAC - Student Success Stories

Get an "inside" look at a few of our current and former students.

Get an "inside" look at a few of our current and former students. Learn about their journey to and through higher education - be inspired. Inside CCAC which aired on Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV21): Comcast channel 21, Verizon channel 47, and can also be viewed on

View a 5 minute clip above or view the full length program on Youtube.