Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Shelton State Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Shelton State Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$8,550|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$9,609|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$11,163|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$11,713|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
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Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
2533 of Shelton State Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 51 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Shelton State Community College number 33 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Alabama.
Students at Shelton State Community College awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Prepaid tuition plan
Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Shelton State Community College.
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
- Member of National Athletic Association
- Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Shelton State Community College graduation rate is below the national average.
10% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Shelton State Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Shelton State Community College is 22:1, that means that for every 22 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In Shelton State Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Shelton State Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Alabama.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 94 universities in Alabama state, with one of the highest number of less than 1-year certificate and 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs offered.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Alabama state average data to help you compare.
Shelton State Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 3835 students with 115041 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Shelton State Community College
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Shelton State Community College
The Greatest time of my LIFESource of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Can never get a hold of anybody unless in person. Even in person they tell you next time you come and by the time you sit down to start school its too late. 😡😡😡🤬🤬🤬Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Works towards your education!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Dont go to school here ,years after you pay off your tuition,they LIE to the government and take your taxes, lawsuits will be filed soon...Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I have been emailing them and I sent all of my paperwork but I didn’t receive an email back stating if I was accepted or not then when I call up there nobody can help me and they are very rude peopleSource of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +2053912211
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: sheltonstate.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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