top of page

CASC ranked among 30 best online community colleges

Thursday, November 11, 2021 - Carl Albert State College has been ranked among the 30 best online community colleges in the country for 2022 by Online Schools Report. The ranking was recently published on the organization's website.

Carl Albert State College was ranked third.

This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database, the Department of Education's College Scorecard, and sites including and The top 30 schools were selected and ranked based on student satisfaction, admission rate, online presence, popularity at school, department size, and median debt by program.

Carl Albert State College offers students a world-class education at an affordable price. The main campus is in Poteau, Okla., with a branch campus in Sallisaw, and the school offers eight degrees and three certificate programs completely online. CASC has been voted the best community college in Oklahoma and currently stands as No. 11 in the nation for graduation rates among community colleges. CASC offers the most affordable tuition and fees in the region.

"Carl Albert State College is proud to carry out our mission to provide affordable, accessible, and exceptional education that fosters student success," says Dr. Jay Falkner, CASC President. "We are thrilled to be ranked one of the top online community colleges in the nation by Online Schools Report."

For students looking for options, Carl Albert State College has plenty. The school offers associate's degree programs in political science, computer technology, and more. CASC even offers virtual labs. With such low tuition rates, most of their students also graduate debt-free. For those planning to continue on to a four-year degree, the school's advisors are ready to help with a smooth transition. Read more about the school at the following link:

Online Schools Report provides students with accurate and actionable data on every online college program in the United States. Rebuilding college rankings from the ground up, Online Schools Report focuses on online students and online programs. The site exists to cut through the jargon and marketing and help prospective students find the affordable, quality online college education that is right for them.

Read the full article at the following link:

KXMX News Staff

For more news stories stay tuned to The MIX 105.1 or visit


Lee's 2.png
GL 2.png
bottom of page