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Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Overview

Located in Hanceville, Alabama, Wallace State Community College, Hanceville is a public institution. The location of Wallace State, Hanceville is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Known For?

2,539 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Wallace State, Hanceville.
  • In 2017-2018, 38% of the faculty were full-time.

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Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Wallace State, Hanceville.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Mechanics & Repairers Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Wallace State Community College, Hanceville?

Location of Wallace State Community College, Hanceville

Contact details for Wallace State, Hanceville are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 801 Main St Nw, Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
Phone: 256-352-8000

How Do I Get Into Wallace State, Hanceville?

You can apply to Wallace State, Hanceville online at:

Wallace State Community College, Hanceville has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Wallace State Community College, Hanceville?

31% Take Out Loans
14.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Wallace State, Hanceville, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $4,696 a year. That adds up to $18,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wallace State, Hanceville is 14.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,576 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,057 undergraduate students at Wallace State, Hanceville, with 2,576 being full-time and 2,481 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Wallace State, Hanceville

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,576 full-time undergraduates at Wallace State, Hanceville, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wallace State, Hanceville

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wallace State Community College, Hanceville students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wallace State, Hanceville Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 156
Hispanic or Latino 147
White 2,140
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 107

Over 3 countries are represented at Wallace State, Hanceville. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

Online Learning at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville

641 Took All Classes Online
2,212 Took At Least One Class Online
6.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,212 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Wallace State, Hanceville has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 24th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Wallace State, Hanceville

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville was 6.6%. This is the #1,557 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wallace State, Hanceville regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Wallace State, Hanceville majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 24%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 18%
Health Professions 2%
Human Development & Family Studies 24%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Wallace State, Hanceville ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Wallace State, Hanceville.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Support & Assistant Services #79
Human Development & Family Studies #79
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #99
General Business/Commerce #119
Health & Medical Administrative Services #213

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 400 0 0 400
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 266 0 266
Precision Metal Working 177 28 17 222
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 198 198
Allied Health Professions 57 119 11 187
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 152 0 21 173
Nursing 0 171 0 171
General Engineering Technology 101 33 0 134
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 101 18 0 119
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 12 89 0 101
Human Development & Family Studies 70 12 11 93
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 35 38 73
Environmental Control Technology 41 0 12 53
Mechanics & Repairers 0 52 0 52
Dental Support Services 0 46 2 48
Computer Information Systems 19 17 0 36
Business Administration & Management 20 15 0 35
Criminal Justice & Corrections 13 21 0 34
Business Support & Assistant Services 14 14 0 28
Cosmetology 0 10 18 28
Air Transportation 20 6 0 26
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 16 0 16
Culinary Arts 5 6 4 15
Design & Applied Arts 4 4 0 8
Agricultural Production 7 0 0 7
Legal Support Services 0 6 0 6
Building Management & Inspection 5 0 0 5
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 4 0 0 4
Mental & Social Health Services 0 1 0 1
Accounting 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,222 985 332 2,539


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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