George C Wallace Community College Dothan

George C Wallace Community College Dothan

George C. Wallace Community College, also known as Wallace Community College or WCC, is a two-year, comprehensive college located in southeast Alabama, United States. It was established in 1947 by the Alabama Regional Trade School Act. The college operates campuses in Dothan, Eufaula, and Fort Rucker, Alabama. In 1955, the name of the institution was changed to George C. Wallace State Vocational Trade School, and in 1963 it became George C. Wallace State Technical Junior College. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

WCC fields several men's and women's sports teams. The College also hosts several clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students. Some of the clubs are the Art club, Phi Beta Lambda Honor Society, the Athletics Club, and the Wallace Choir.

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George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan , AL 36303-9234
General Phone: (334) 983-3521

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Wallace Community College Dothan Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine242EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts135liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Medical Support and Technology67medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, opticianry
Mechanics and Repair39industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, small engine mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech, avionics maintenance
Beauty and Cosmetology35cosmetology
Engineering Technician34HVAC tech, automotive tech, drafting
Construction Trades31masonry, electrician, plumbing
Therapy and Counseling27physical therapist assistant
Office and Administration22administrative assistant
Production Trades20tool and die tech, welding, cabinetmaking
Family and Social Work19child care management
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science
Transportation0commercial pilot and flight crew

Number of programs and degrees for Wallace Community College Dothan in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14622
Associate's degree47924
Award of less than 1 academic year577

Wallace Community College Dothan Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wallace Community College Dothan had a total enrollment of 3,707 students (3,150 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 29%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 21%
20-21 18%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown7%

Wallace Community College Dothan Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 36 %

Wallace Community College Dothan Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dothan, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wallace Community College Dothan Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,830
Books and supplies $ 1,900

Financial Aid:
Wallace Community College Dothan participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 101800)

Wallace Community College Dothan Faculty

Wallace Community College Dothan has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track629

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year48$54,27475$50,106
All faculty totalacademic year48$54,27475$50,106

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wallace Community College Dothan Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports82533

Wallace Community College Dothan Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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