James H. Faulkner State Community College: Narrative Description

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1900 Hwy. 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Tel: (251)580-2100
Free: 800-231-3752
Admissions: (251)580-2152
Fax: (251)580-2285
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.faulknerstate.edu/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Alabama College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 105-acre small town campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $4278 per student. Total enrollment: 3,067. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. Full-time: 1,925 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 1,142 students, 64% women, 36% men. 3% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 13% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 39% 25 or older, 9% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS recommended; ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/18.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2790 full-time, $93 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4920 full-time, $164 per credit hour part-time. College room and board: $2931.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: national fraternities. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Pow-Wow Leadership Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Association of Computational Machinery, Phi Beta Lambda. Major annual events: Back-to-School Luau and Dance, Spring Fling, Homecoming Week activities. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, controlled dormitory access. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Austin R. Meadows Library with 53,100 books, 1,949 microform titles, 200 serials, 2,513 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 208 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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