George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

Tel: (256)352-8000
  • 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.
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty216 staff73 staff
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 Enrollment5,343 students1,756 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:128:1
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,899 students1,004 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,444 students752 students
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
189128
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
2%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
24%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Black (2007-2016)
% White
91%
61%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville More (2011-2012)
% Non Resident races
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George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Non Resident (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
10%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups 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.0.170.56
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
24%
17%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$29,700
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,650 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,260$5,427
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,650$8,152
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%94%
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,186$11,500
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,865$6,002
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,713 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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.