George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

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School Overview

Established in 1966, Wallace State Community College is two-year higher education institution located in Hanceville, Alabama. The college was named after former Alabama governor George C. Wallace and offers a large selection of 2-year associate’s degrees Wallace State offers over 50 programs in technical, academic, and health related fields. Total annual enrollment at the school is roughly 6,000 students.

Wallace State Community College and Athens State University formed a partnership which allows students to complete higher-level classes sponsored by Athens State University at the Wallace State Community College campus in Hanceville.

The college is accredited to award Associate’s of Applied Science (A.S.S.) degree by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Many of the college’s programs are individual accredited.

General Information

801 Main St NW, Hanceville, AL 35077-2000

General Phone:(256) 352-8000
Website URL:www.wallacestate.edu
Type of Institution:2-year public
Awards Offered:1 year certificate
2 year certificate
AA/AS degree
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
On-campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,926 (7,926 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:25 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,700 $2,700 $2,700 $3,570 +32.22%
Books and Supplies $1,400 $1,400 $1,500 $1,600 +6.67%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $3,300 $3,300 $3,300 $3,300 0.00%
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,700 $2,700 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,300 $5,300 $5,300 $5,300 0.00%
Other $5,300 $5,300 $5,300 $5,300 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $10,000 $10,000 $10,200 $11,170 +9.51%
In-state Off Campus $14,700 $14,700 $14,800 $15,770 +6.55%
In-state with Family $4,100 $4,100 $4,200 $5,170 +23.10%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 794 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 794 77% $2,481,687 $3,126
• Federal grants 620 60% $1,992,582 $3,214
• Pell grants 590 58% $1,955,832 $3,315
• Other federal grants 98 10% $36,750 $375
Local and state government scholarships or grants 22 2% $42,240 $1,920
Institutional scholarships or grants 441 43% $446,865 $1,013
Student loan financial aid 430 42% $1,152,299 $2,680
• Federal student loans 430 42% $1,152,299 $2,680
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 769 226
Agriculture 4
Agricultural Production Operations 4
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 23
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 15
Business Administration and Management 2
Business/commerce 6
Computing and Information Sciences 14
Computer and Information Sciences 14
Engineering Technology 19 1
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 12 1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 7
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 438 153
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 12
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 27
Dental Assisting/assistant 17 1
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 26
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 21
Electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic Technology/technologist 3 1
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 6 37
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 18 14
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 32
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 12
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist
Medical Transcription/transcriptionist 20
Medical/clinical Assistant 19
Occupational Therapist Assistant 22
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 6 20
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 32
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 27
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 182
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
Respiratory Therapy Technician/assistant 22
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 10 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 25
Criminal Justice/police Science 25
Fire Services Administration
Legal and Law Studies 8
Legal Assistant/paralegal 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 193
General Studies 183
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 10
Mechanics and Repairers 10 27
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 3
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 5
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 10
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 9
Industrial Electronics Technology/technician 10
Personal and Culinary Services 11 27
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 27
Culinary Arts/chef Training 11
Precision Production Trades 10 14
Precision Metal Working, Other 9
Tool and Die Technology/technician 10 1
Upholstery/upholsterer 1
Welding Technology/welder 3
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew 2
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Design and Visual Communications 8
Work and Family Studies 8
Child Care and Support Services Management 8
Foodservice Systems Administration/management
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(256) 352-8000
Website:www.wallacestate.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.wallacestate.edu/Admissions/Apply-Online
Address:801 Main St NW, Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,445
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,095 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,380
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,890
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,178

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services25
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs1214
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians92
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services52
Precision Production71
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total4535

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs51
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total107

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,380
Out-of-state$7,890
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid73584%
Grant or scholarship aid64073%$5,178
Student loan aid31136%$4,728

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,14558%$5,035
Federal student loans1,80533%$5,664

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,445
Undergraduate enrollment5,445
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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