George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

Tel: (256)352-8000
5,275 students
Public institution
Wallace State Community College offers a variety of degrees and programs in an attempt to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of the students within the service area of the College. Wallace State Community College is authorized to offer programs leading to the Associate in Arts Degree, Associate in Science Degree, and Associate in Applied Science Degree. Certificate programs are also offered in certain subject areas.
School Highlights:
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George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville serves 5,275 students (56.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
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George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is the only community colleges within Cullman County, AL.
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The nearest community college is Jefferson State Community College (29.38 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 213 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 213 staff
61 staff
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,275 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 54% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,275 students 1,294 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
21:1
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,954 students
822 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,321 students
1,025 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Black (2006-2013)
% White
88%
57%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Non Resident (2008-2013)
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.53
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,530 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,694
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,530 $10,252
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 183 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
89%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Wallace State Community College is an academic and technical college which provides customized training programs for business and industry. Provide programs and services to assist individuals' transition from economic dependency to self-sufficiency. Provide instruction and activities that develop students' broad-based technical skills and occupation-specific skills including but not limited to, academic skills, computer skills and other technological competencies, problem solving and analytical skills, work ethics, interpersonal skills understanding of business principles and economic concepts, and employability skills. Wallace State offers the widest variety of health programs of any community college in Alabama. Each health science program actively seeks national accredition through their speciality organization to demonstrate the quality of our educational programs. If state or national credentialing is available, the health science program prepares students to take that exam upon program completion. Our online courses offer you convenience and flexibility by allowing you to access self-paced training whenever and wherever you want to. Complete audio narration, in-depth topic coverage, interactive simulations, hands-on exercises, video clips, animation, and graphics create enjoyable training designed to help you learn new skills rapidly.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,053 per year for in-state students and $7,861 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,902 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.