Waycross College

Waycross College

Waycross College was established as the Waycross Junior College in September, 1976. The college officially changed its name to Waycross College in June, 1987. This 2-year community college occupies a 150-acre campus in Waycross, Georgia.

Waycross College offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Sciences, and Associate of Science in Nursing degree programs. Students can also enroll in certificate programs in teaching, accounting, and general business. In addition, Waycross College offers bachelor's degree programs in collaboration with several university system institutions.

The college is a member of the Georgia Junior College Athletic Association Region XVII, and the NJCAA.

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Contacting Waycross College

Waycross College
2001 S Georgia Pky
Waycross , GA 31503-0110
General Phone: (912) 449-7600

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Waycross College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts84liberal arts and sciences
Medicine2health professions
Production Trades1precision production

Number of programs and degrees for Waycross College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree873

Waycross College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Waycross College had a total enrollment of 989 students (648 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 34%
Women 66%
Full-Time 80%
Part-Time 20%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 22%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 35%
20-21 16%
22-24 9%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 1%

Waycross College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 28 %

Waycross College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Waycross College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Waycross College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,984
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,486
Books and supplies $ 1,750

Financial Aid:
Waycross College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2055000)

Waycross College Faculty

Waycross College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track27
Non-tenured and not on tenure track31

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: 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
Professoracademic year1*1*
Associate professoracademic year2*3$48,150
Assistant professoracademic year2*1*
Instructoracademic year4$37,5087$38,882
All faculty totalacademic year9$43,55112$42,980

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

Waycross College Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Production Trades
Precision Production, Other

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Waycross College Highlights

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What Sets Waycross College Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Number of students
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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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