Southern Union State Community College: Review & Facts

Southern Union State Community College
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Southern Union State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,980 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1993 and is the only college located in Wadley, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Southern Union State Community College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Southern Union State Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Industrial Technologies, and Installation and Repair. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
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 normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
The student retention rate at Southern Union State Community College is low at 54% (below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southern Union State Community College is very low: 20%. About 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Union State Community College is reasonable - 25:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,200
Average tuition prices are low, about $6,600 a year. The additional fees at Southern Union State Community College beyond tuition are around $600; which totals $7,200 per year.

Read the details about Southern Union State 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
This 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.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Southern Union State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the 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
Southern Union State Community College offers 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
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 option. The room price is low - approximately $1,200 per academic 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 received 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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