George C Wallace State Community College Selma

George C Wallace State Community College Selma

George Corley Wallace State Community College - Selma originated in 1963 as the William Rufus King State Vocational Technical School. The institute, which was given its current name in 1973, is commonly referred to as the Wallace Community College Selma, or WCCS. The main campus of the college is situated in Selma, Alabama. WCCS also operates two off-campus educational centers in Clayton and Craig Field.

George C. Wallace State Community College - Selma awards associate's degrees in business administration, and nursing, among others. The college also offers certificate programs in criminal justice, fire science, and business administration.

The students of WCCS participate in several clubs and organizations such as Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Kappa Delta, and the WCCS Campus Ambassadors. The athletics teams of the college participate in basketball, volleyball, and baseball.

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Contacting Wallace State Selma

George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma , AL 36703-2808
General Phone: (334) 876-9227

Wallace State Selma Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts122liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine93registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Office and Administration39administrative assistant
Construction Trades29masonry, electrician
Beauty and Cosmetology22cosmetology, personal grooming
Business and Management19business management
Production Trades17welding
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science
Engineering Technician11drafting
Mechanics and Repair1autobody repair
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and police

Number of programs and degrees for Wallace State Selma in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10510
Associate's degree2368
Award of less than 1 academic year232

Wallace State Selma Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wallace State Selma had a total enrollment of 1,781 students (1,700 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 52%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 28%
20-21 19%
22-24 11%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)2%

Wallace State Selma Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 36 %

Wallace State Selma Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Selma, 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 State Selma 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 $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Wallace State Selma participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 569900)

Wallace State Selma Faculty

Wallace State Selma has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track45

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year15$49,27030$52,217
All faculty totalacademic year15$49,27030$52,217

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

Wallace State Selma Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Wallace State Selma Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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