George C. Wallace Community College: Narrative Description

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1141 Wallace Dr.
Dothan, AL 36303-9234
Tel: (334)983-3521
Free: 800-543-2426
Fax: (334)983-3600
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1949. Setting: 200-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 3,083. Students come from 31 states and territories, 4 other countries, 43% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama Aviation and Technical College.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Placement: CAT (for LPN program) required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2160 full-time, $72 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4320 full-time, $144 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $540 full-time, $18 per semester hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. 45,353 books and 399 serials. 75 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.