Wor-Wic Community College: Narrative Description

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32000 Campus Dr.
Salisbury, MD 21804
Tel: (410)334-2800
Admissions: (410)334-2895
Web Site: http://www.worwic.edu/


State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Maryland State Community Colleges System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1976. Setting: 202-acre small town campus. Endowment: $2.7 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $2665 per student. Total enrollment: 3,110. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 1,006 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 893 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 2,217 students, 70% women, 30% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 27% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 47% 25 or older, 8% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for emergency medical services, nursing and radiologic technology programs. Option: early admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $2190 full-time, $73 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $5520 full-time, $184 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6450 full-time, $215 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $56 full-time, $1 per credit hour part-time, $13.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Arts Club, Bioneer Club, Future Educators of America Club, student newspaper. Major annual events: Fall Fest, Dolphin Days, Wellness Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, patrols by trained security personnel 9 a.m. to midnight. College housing not available. Patricia M. Hazel Media Center plus 2 others with 25 books, 37 serials, 272 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $258,015. 478 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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