Southern Union State Community College
Wadley, AL 36276
Located in Wadley, Alabama, Southern Union State Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.
Southern Union State Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Southern Union State Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,744 and fees $608. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,488 and $608 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRural: Remote|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
The LPN program offered at Wadley campus is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Upon admission, students need to study for duration of 1 year to successfully complete the program. The academic year is structured to entail a total of 49 semester hours that are subdivided amongst three semesters. The three semesters are for course works only.
The program has various courses that are a prerequisite in order to get the certificate. The core courses are:
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Adult nursing
- Maternal and Child Nursing
- Psychosocial Nursing
- Adult/Child Nursing and
- Role transition
The core course give the student a strong foundation that is required to work as a practical nurse. Furthermore role transition is structured to enable students manage a smooth transition from a student to a professional nurse without difficulties.
The program is open to anybody who meets the minimum requirements. All applicants must be willing to undergo a criminal background check and drug screening. This is in line with the requirements set forth by agencies used for clinical rotations. Students must apply to the college and to the practical pursing program by the 1st of February.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||32|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||120|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Southern Union State Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Southern Union State Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Southern Union State Community College
Central Alabama Community College
25.78 miles away
West Georgia Technical College
44.91 miles away
Columbus Technical College
55.11 miles away
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
57.93 miles away
Gadsden State Community College
64.28 miles away
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
69.9 miles away
Southern Crescent Technical College
74.57 miles away
Jefferson State Community College
74.71 miles away
Atlanta Technical College
78.46 miles away
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
79.14 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1994 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1982 - Current
$7,649Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$6,810|
|30k to 48k$7,719|
|48k to 75k$8,653|
|75k to 110k$11,481|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
|Academic Year||In State||Out of State|
|Academic Year||In State||Out of State|
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships.
Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.
Applicants must have earned an associates degree from one of the following community colleges: Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, Southern Union State Community College, Trenholm State [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing