Southern Union State Community College: Review & Facts

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Southern Union State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,720 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1993 and is the only institution located in Wadley, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
At Southern Union State Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Southern Union State Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Installation and Repair, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
60%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Southern Union State Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (close to Alabama average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Southern Union State Community College is very low: 19%. Roughly 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Union State Community College is reasonably decent, 21:1. Find out more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,500
Low
Average tuition pricing is low, around $6,900 a year. The additional fees at Southern Union State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $600; which comes to $7,500 per year.

Read the details about Southern Union State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Southern Union State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (256) 395-2211 or check Southern Union State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,200
Low
Southern Union State Community College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Union State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Southern Union State Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low - approximately $1,200 per year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern Union State Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Southern Union State Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Union State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Union State Community College, 750 Roberts St, Wadley, Alabama 36276, USA
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