C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B-
  5. Student Life
    C+
  6. Location
    B+
Carl Albert State College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
1507 S McKenna
Poteau, OK 74953
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$5,328/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $3,995/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,518/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,868/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,324/ year
  • $110k+
    $10,591/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.38 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.36 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.36 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,320Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
5%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
No
50%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.28 responses
36%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.28 responses
50%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.12 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$25,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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My experience here at Carl Albert State College has been very smooth. I attended the Sallisaw campus as a concurrent student and then decided to go to the main campus to advance my education once I graduated from high school. This is currently my second semester here and I am loving it! It is a very relaxing and otherwise calm environment. There aren't a lot of noise complaints or safety issues with the campus. It's a nice first step for anyone wanting to continue their education out of high school.
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I am loving my experience at CASC! the instructors are motivating and challenging. I like the homey atmosphere this seemingly small town college provides. I personally went from a girl terrified of school to earning a high GPA and working on my second degree! Couldn't have done it without the positive influence of the staff working here at Carl Albert State College.
Carl Albert State College is worth attending and setting the base of any education. Per hour compared to other schools in area is the best price. This is not a party college and academics is the main focus. Small class size means that if you suit up and show up every class the instructor will know you by your name. Class interaction is encouraged and also interaction with instructors when needed during semester. Instructors are helpful if you ask for help. Most classes do transfer. Carl Albert State College is weak on job placement and future employers are rarely seen unless at job fair. Most office staff are more than helpful and want to follow your progress even beyond when you graduate from CASC.