Wallace Community College - Selma

Selma, AL 36703
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Wallace Community College - Selma is one of the twenty-five public 2-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in Selma town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,471 students attend the school. Every year 22% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Wallace Community College - Selma's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,570, and fees were $570. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,140 and $570 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students1,471
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

The program gives opportunities to students who desire to join the nursing field. The aim is to provide adequate training to develop individual knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for entry level employment in practical nursing.

The practical nursing program is offered at Wallace and Sparks campuses. After graduating from the college, the LPN may make application for the NCLEX-PN exam. The LPN program takes a total duration of 3 semesters.The applications are accepted twice a year for entry in fall and spring semesters.

Admission Requirements

It is prudent that applicants check the specific requirements of the program of their interest (the college also provide other nursing programs, such as ADN). In addition to the above, other requirements to join the college include passing of the TEAS V exam before application. The programs are approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and accredited by the NALAC

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 41
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 3
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 82.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1982 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
05/01/1984 - 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, 93% of Wallace Community College - Selma's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 87% $5,478
Other Federal Grant 13% $1,853
State Grant & Scholarships 10% $3,813
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 10% $4,291
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


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$8,229
$30,001 to $48,000$8,432
$48,001 to $75,000$10,006
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
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 - Selma
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703

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