George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Dothan, AL

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How much is the WCCD tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, WCCD's tuition & fees is $4,920 for Alabama residents and $8,730 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $16,570 for Alabama residents and $20,380 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

WCCD Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$4,920
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,730
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
Off-campus Room & Board$9,450
Off-campus Expenses$1,000
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,043
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,977

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, WCCD' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,073.
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan$4,920$8,730
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama 2-4 Years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between WCCD and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
George C Wallace Community College-DothanDothan, AL$4,920$8,730
Gadsden State Community CollegeGadsden, AL$4,032$7,080
George C Wallace State Community College-HancevilleHanceville, AL$4,980$8,790
Reid State Technical CollegeEvergreen, AL$6,100$10,700
H Councill Trenholm State Community CollegeMontgomery, AL$4,890$8,700

Financial Aid and COA

At George C Wallace Community College-Dothan, 2,854 students (73%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,322.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at WCCD is $15,058 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 435 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,349 and the average amount of student loans is $9,054.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$16,570$20,380
Tuition & Fees$4,920$8,730
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,650$11,650
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,248$15,058
Average Financial Aid$5,322$5,322
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,85473%$5,322
Pell Grants1,85448%$4,871
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid43585%-
Grants or Scholarships38875%$7,349
Federal Grants29658%$5,737
Pell Grants28756%$5,619
Other Federal Grants6613%$1,299
State/Local Grants9318%$1,319
Institutional Grants12023%$8,587
Student Loan Aid143%$9,054
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans143%$9,054
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level285285$7,099
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

George C Wallace Community College-Dothan has a total of 3,832 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,255 male students and 2,644 female students attending WCCD. The school offers online degree programs and 637 students enrolled online exclusively (16.62% of all students).
Undergraduate3,899 1,2552,644

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered43 Programs
Online Program Offered7 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,832
Graduation Rate29%
Transfer-out Rate16%
Retention Rate65% (Full-time), 45% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties129 (Full-time), 91 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs260 (Full-time), 176 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$58,095
Average Staff Salary$60,398