Shelton State Community College: Review & Facts

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Shelton State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,835 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1952 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Shelton State Community College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
At Shelton State Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Shelton State Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Electrical and Electronics, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
62%
Fair
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 positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Shelton State Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (close to Alabama average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Shelton State Community College is very low - 16%. Nearly 35% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Shelton State Community College is reasonable -- 22:1. Learn more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,400
Low
Average tuition price is low, about $6,900 a year. The additional fees at Shelton State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500; this comes to $7,400 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Shelton State Community College might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Shelton State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (205) 391-2211 or check Shelton State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Shelton State Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Shelton 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Shelton State Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Shelton 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.

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 numbers, Shelton State Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Shelton State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Shelton State Community College, 9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522, USA
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