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Fortunately for you, Selma, AL offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Selma College and University Demographics

Selma's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 24 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from cosmetology and related personal grooming arts, other to cosmetology and related personal grooming arts, other to early childhood education and teaching.

The top-ranked school in Selma is George C Wallace State Community College-Selma, with a nationwide rank of 87th in 2010. The school has approximately 1,938 students. Approximately 32% of students studying at George C Wallace State Community College-Selma choose to study Liberal Arts, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Selma schools is $5,360 per year. The Selma school charging the highest tuition rates is Concordia College-Selma, which charges students $7,370 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Selma is at George C Wallace State Community College-Selma, which charges students $3,270 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $10,168,992 in financial aid was received by students at Selma colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $10,049,792 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Selma was George C Wallace State Community College-Selma, which gave students $5,278,616 in institutional financial aid.

Selma Student Demographics

Selma schools had an enrollment of 2,541 students in 2010. This is 1% of the total number of Alabama college students. George C Wallace State Community College-Selma, with 1,938 students, had the highest number of students in Selma, while Selma University, with only 35 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Selma schools, 47 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Selma schools, 23 eventually graduate. George C Wallace State Community College-Selma has the highest graduation rate in Selma, with 27% of students graduating. Concordia College-Selma has the lowest rate, with 19% graduating.

Diversity

Selma schools have a student population that is approximately 62% female. 63% of Selma college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 68 in 100 college students in Selma identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Selma University, with 100% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Selma.

Selma Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Selma colleges and universities employed a total of 1,428 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Selma schools. And 37% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 3 for colleges and universities in Selma. Judson College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Selma.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Selma AL 12.8749 n/a 1,938
1 miles from location Concordia College-Selma Selma AL 8.92613 n/a 568
1 miles from location Selma University Selma AL 0.0 n/a 35
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Selma, AL to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 5,230 $22,120 $25,000
2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 2,720 $28,730 $32,000
3
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 2,550 $33,940 $39,890
4
Registered Nurses+ 2,490 $57,470 $67,720
5
Office Clerks, General+ 2,300 $20,610 $28,240
6
General and Operations Managers+ 1,900 $90,840 $113,100
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 1,770 $30,180 $35,340
8
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 1,570 $20,100 $25,140
9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 1,480 $42,210 $50,770
10
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 1,320 $46,220 $54,330
11
Cooks, Fast Food+ 1,290 $16,880 $18,540
12
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 1,140 $45,090 $54,880
13
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 1,040 $32,390 $41,360
14
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,020 $37,170 $55,620
15
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,010 $20,700 $23,260
16
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 800 $31,510 $42,780
17
Construction Laborers+ 770 $24,980 $33,590
18
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 730 $19,470 $24,180
19
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 700 $45,640 $62,260
20
Security Guards+ 660 $22,840 $26,870
21
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 610 $37,340 $38,200
22
Home Health Aides+ 580 $22,000 $21,760
23
Chemical Plant and System Operators+ 560 $53,930 $54,700
24
Accountants and Auditors+ 490 $58,060 $68,960
25
Medical Assistants+ 480 $25,410 $29,760
26
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 440 $26,040 $33,300
27
Electricians+ 440 $42,750 $51,810
28
Pharmacy Technicians+ 440 $24,310 $29,330
29
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 410 $35,000 $42,250
30
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 360 $33,230 $50,360
31
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 350 $28,610 $33,270
32
Carpenters+ 320 $31,100 $43,890
33
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers+ 320 $46,310 $57,510
34
Cooks, Short Order+ 300 $17,170 $21,030
35
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 290 $38,850 $43,850
36
Food Service Managers+ 290 $52,520 $52,220
37
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 290 $74,310 $89,990
38
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks+ 280 $31,920 $37,070
39
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 260 $218,230 $180,870
40
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 260 $37,660 $44,860
41
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 250 $43,350 $45,860
42
Industrial Production Managers+ 240 $87,540 $95,660
43
Financial Managers+ 230 $83,610 $116,970
44
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 230 $53,980 $55,970
45
Lawyers+ 230 $78,830 $129,440
46
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 210 $21,280 $26,510
47
Management Analysts+ 210 $69,780 $87,260
48
Dental Hygienists+ 210 $42,420 $68,680
49
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 210 $50,900 $60,160
50
Healthcare Social Workers+ 210 $39,660 $49,200