Wallace Community College - Hanceville

Hanceville, AL 35077
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Wallace Community College - Hanceville is one of the twenty-five public 2-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in Hanceville town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,301 students attend the school. Every year 40% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Wallace State Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,856, and fees were $870. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,712 and $870 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students5,301
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 21 122
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 25
Certificate 1 12
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 99%
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1984 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
10/01/2012 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$119/credit
In State Students$119/credit
Out of State Students$238/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,355 $5,355 $10,710
ADN 70 $8,330 $8,330 $16,660
BSN 125 $14,875 $14,875 $29,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of Wallace Community College - Hanceville's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,737
Other Federal Grant 3% $3,321
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $4,276
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 21% $3,340
Federal Student Loans 32% $5,061
Private Loans -- $7,125


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,270
$30,001 to $48,000$6,344
$48,001 to $75,000$7,849
$75,001 to $110,000$9,841
Over $110,000$9,943

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.
Wallace Community College - Hanceville
801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077

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