Waycross College: Narrative Description

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2001 South Georgia Parkway
Waycross, GA 31503-9248
Tel: (912)285-6133; Admissions: (912)285-6133; Fax: (912)287-4909; E-mail: j[email protected]; Web Site: http://www.waycross.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University System of Georgia. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1976. Setting: 150-acre small town campus. Endowment: $85,583. Total enrollment: 1,026. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 231 applied, 100% were admitted. 14% from top 10% of their high school class, 43% from top quarter, 71% from top half. Full-time: 326 students, 68% women, 32% men. Part-time: 700 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 1 other country, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 20% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 43% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at South Georgia College, Valdosta State University, Albany State College, Okefenokee Technical Institute, Altamaha Technical Institute. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $1468 full-time, $62 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5872 full-time. Mandatory fees: $154 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: Black Student Alliance, Georgia Association of Nursing Students, Baptist Student Union, Sigma Club, Student Government Association. Major annual events: Spring Fest, Breakfast with Santa. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, security guards. College housing not available. Waycross College Library with 32,461 books, 2 microform titles, and 251 serials. 56 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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