Alabama Southern Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 2000
Monroeville, AL 36461
Tel: (251)575-3156
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Alabama College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 80-acre rural campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $1705 per student. Total enrollment: 1,500. Students come from 5 states and territories, 36% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT COMPASS required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/10. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1704 full-time, $71 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3408 full-time, $142 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $456 full-time, $19 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Ambassadors, Circle K, Phi Theta Kappa, Ethnic Student Society. Major annual events: Homecoming, Spring Fling, Spring theater production. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Dennis Stone Forte Library plus 1 other with 43,000 books and 670 serials. 51 computers available on campus for general student use.

Community Environment:

The campus is located in a rural area with a mild climate. The average temperature is 60 degrees. It is an excellent area for hunting and fishing. Part-time employment is available for students.

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