• 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 4,985 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is same as the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,985 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,260
  • Out-state tuition: $7,650
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 365 teachers has grown by 43% over five years.
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
(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
365 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,985 students
1,944 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,522 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,463 students
1,075 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of AL.
Total Dormitory Capacity
180 students
168 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
6%
26%
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% White
80%
58%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.35
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
44%
27%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,800
$29,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of AL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is more than the state average of $4,077. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,650 is more than the state average of $7,206. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,260
$4,077
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,650
$7,206
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$11,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,800
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
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 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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,985 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,260
  • Out-state tuition: $7,650
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • 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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