George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,570

1.71% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,056

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

4,645

41.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

23.7%

203 Graduates

About

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is a higher education institution located in Dale County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan were .

In 2017, 965 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan. 57.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (655 degrees), 2.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (271 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is $3,570, which is $-3,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is $3,570, which is $-3,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,056.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,570

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan was $3,570. The cost of tuition at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is $-3,844 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,056

2017 Value

12.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 George C Wallace Community College-Dothan had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,056. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of George C Wallace Community College-Dothan grew by 12.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$2,983

Room and Board

$1,900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan was of $2,983 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.41% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan has a total enrollment of 4,645 students. The full-time enrollment at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is 1,929 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,716. This means that 41.5% of students enrolled at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.8% White, 27.9% Black or African American, 2.88% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Two or More Races, 0.753% Asian, 0.409% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.7%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Black or African American Female (19.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,645 students. The full-time enrollment at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is 1,929 and the part-time enrollment is 2,716. This means that 41.5% of students enrolled at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), George C Wallace Community College-Dothan had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,056

  2. Black or African American

    1,296

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    134

The enrolled student population at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is 65.8% White, 27.9% Black or African American, 2.88% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Two or More Races, 0.753% Asian, 0.409% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14 students (0.301%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 143 more women than men received degrees from George C Wallace Community College-Dothan. The majority of degree recipients at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are white (655 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (271 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (86 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (81 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are Registered nurses (1,306,315 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (174,967 people), Medical & health services managers (140,563 people), Pharmacists (130,070 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (122,041 people).

The most specialized majors at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are Precision Production (86 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (81 degrees), Human Sciences (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (217 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are Precision Production (86 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (81 degrees), Human Sciences (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (217 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,451,657 people), Elementary & secondary schools (392,203 people), Outpatient care centers (207,733 people), Offices of physicians (193,575 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (174,754 people).

The most specialized majors at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are Precision Production (86 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (81 degrees), Human Sciences (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (217 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by George C Wallace Community College-Dothan.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 411

  2. 554

In 2017, 411 degrees were awarded to men at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan, which is 0.742 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (554).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 71 degrees were awarded to men at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan in General Studies, which is 0.563 times less than the 126 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 126 degrees were awarded to women at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan in General Studies, which is 1.77 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

21%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from George C Wallace Community College-Dothan completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    655 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    271 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is white (655 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (271 degrees).

0.104% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    355 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    300 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    181 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is white female (355 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (300 degrees).

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Operations

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan has an endowment valued at nearly $139k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $163k (117%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, George C Wallace Community College-Dothan had a total salary expenditure of $40.1M. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan employs 131 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are Female No academic ranks (91), Male No academic ranks(40), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 26 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$139k

2017 Endowment

4.38%

growth from 2016

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan has an endowment valued at about $139k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of George C Wallace Community College-Dothan grew 4.38% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.52M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.56M - Federal

  2. $1.13M - State

  3. $151k - Local

As of 2017, George C Wallace Community College-Dothan received $2.56M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.13M from state grants and contracts, and $151k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.2M

2017 Salaries

5.58%

growth from 2016

In 2017, George C Wallace Community College-Dothan paid a median of $18.2M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($40.1M) and a 5.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.29% decline from 2015 and a 3.13% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.93M

Instructional Salaries

131

Number of Employees

In 2017, George C Wallace Community College-Dothan paid a total of $6.93M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 38% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

131 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan were No academic rank with 131 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees; and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan was Female No academic rank with 91 employees, Male No academic rank with 40 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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