1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • George C. Wallace Community College, a comprehensive community college, seeks to provide accessible quality educational opportunities, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life of its constituents.

School Highlights

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan serves 4,478 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,478 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,960
  • Out-state tuition: $7,350
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 340 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
340 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of George C Wallace Community College-Dothan has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The George C Wallace Community College-Dothan diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,478 students
1,944 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,762 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,716 students
1,075 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
28%
26%
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% White
65%
58%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.50
0.59
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College Completion Rate
25%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,400
$29,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,960 is less than the state average of $4,077. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,350 is more than the state average of $7,206. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,960
$4,077
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,350
$7,206
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
89%
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Wallace Community college is founding a Center for Instructional Excellence (CIE) to strengthen faculty capabilities in utilizing technology in the teaching/learning process. It will provide training and support for faculty, with a focus on strengthening skills in the use of technology. Structured as a multi-service resource facility, the CIE will support faculty revising and developing curricula and course materials and assessing their efforts to integrate technology into instruction. Wallace Community College offers student activities, programs, and services that promote leadership, academic support, and social and cultural experiences. Wallace Community College awards financial assistance on a continuous basis for the entire year for the campus-based programs (FWS, FSEOG, and ASAP. The primary purpose of student financial assistance programs at Wallace Community College is to assist students with meeting the cost of their education. Eligibility for grants is based on financial need.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,478 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,960
  • Out-state tuition: $7,350
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,077 per year for in-state students and $7,206 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,921 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Alabama is J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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