Prince William Sound Community College: Review & Facts

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Prince William Sound Community College is a very small two-year, public school with 530 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1971 and is the only school located in Valdez, Alaska.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
At Prince William Sound Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Prince William Sound Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Medical, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
24%
Prince William Sound Community College student retention rate is extremely low at 24% (way below Alaska average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Prince William Sound Community College is very low - 8%.

Student to faculty ratio at Prince William Sound Community College is decent: 17:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,700
Average tuition costs are very low - about $4,300 a year. The additional fees at Prince William Sound Community College (not included in tuition costs) are about $400; which comes to $4,700 a year.

Read the details about Prince William Sound Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Prince William Sound Community College might accept your 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Prince William Sound Community College is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Prince William Sound Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (907) 834-1600 or check Prince William Sound Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Prince William Sound Community College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Prince William Sound 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
B+
Prince William Sound Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: around $5,200 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Prince William Sound Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Prince William Sound Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Prince William Sound Community College, 303 Lowe Street, Valdez, Alaska 99686-0097, USA
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