George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703-2808
Tel: (334)876-9227
1,752 students
Public institution
Wallace Community College Selma is committed to create and maintain a quality educational environment that promotes and supports a student body, faculty, staff, and administration that is multicultural and diverse, and reflective of our student body and community population.
School Highlights:
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma serves 1,752 students (69% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma is one of 2 community colleges within Dallas County, AL.
The nearest community college is Concordia College Alabama (0.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma 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

Student Body

The student population of 1,752 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,752 students
1,303 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,209 students
835 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 543 students
1,046 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma sch enrollment George C Wallace State Community College-Selma sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Hispanic (2008-2011)
% Black
78%
11%
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Black (2006-2012)
% White
21%
66%
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma sch ethnicity George C Wallace State Community College-Selma sta ethnicity
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. 0.35 0.44
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,840 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,110 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 47% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,840 $5,890
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,110 $10,047
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Wallace Community College Selma is a member of the Alabama College Association, the largest system of higher education in Alabama. WCCS has 1,709 students from across Central Alabama. WCCS nursing programs (LPN & ADN) are accredited by the Alabama State Board of Nursing, and the ADN program is accredited by the National League of Nursing (NLN). WCCS offers programs under the following options - Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree and Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree & University Parallel Transfer Programs. WCCS offers (16) technical programs - Auto Body Repair, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Auto Mechanics, Cosmetology, Drafting & Design Technology, Electrical Technology, Office Administration (Clerk Typist), Office Administration (Accounting), Information Processing (Secretarial), Information Technology, Medical Transcription, Practical Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Masonry/Building Trades, Machine Tool Technology & Welding. WCCS also offers Technical Linkage Programs (Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) programs. The Student Support Services Program funded by the federal government and the college is designed to help students whose placement scores indicate a need to strengthen Reading and English skills prior to their enrolling in selected college level courses or technical programs. Students are placed into the Student Support Services Programs following basic skills evaluation. WCCS participates in varsity competition in basketball and baseball. WCCS is a member of the Alabama Junior College Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association.

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For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,604 per year for in-state students and $8,412 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,450 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 74%. 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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.