George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

Tel: (256)352-8000
5,343 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
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville serves 5,343 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is the only community colleges within Cullman County, AL.
The nearest community college is Jefferson State Community College (29.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 216 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (AL) Community College Avg.
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 216 staff
70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 5,343 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,343 students 1,398 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
28:1
# Full-Time Students 2,899 students
869 students
# Part-Time Students 2,444 students
676 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 189 128
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
2%
% Black
4%
25%
% White
91%
61%
% Unknown races
1%
9%
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 0.56

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,140 is equal to the state average of $4,140. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,410 is equal to the state average of $7,410. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,140 $4,140
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,410 $7,410
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
94%
Source: 2014 (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 $4,140 per year for in-state students and $7,410 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,995 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.