Admissions Requirements

 

  • Submit a completed online application
  • Official Transcripts
    • Submit official transcripts from previously attended high schools and colleges to the Office of Admissions. If student is receiving financial aid then all transcripts must be received before registration for their first semester is allowed.  If aid is not received, then students must submit all transcripts before registering for a second semester at Wallace State.  Only transcripts that bear the official seal of the issuing institution and are sent directly from the institution will be accepted.  Copies submitted by the student directly are not considered official or
    • Submit a GED Certificate if earned.  All non-high school graduates must submit scores on the General Educational Development Test and certification of achievement of the Certificate of High School Equivalency to be considered for unconditional admission to the College.
  • Although WSCC does not require students to take the ACT test, all students are encouraged to have their ACT scores sent to the College. Students must score 20 or above within the past three years on the ACT English and math tests to be exempt from all academic assessment. Any student scoring 470 or above on the SAT writing and math may also be exempt. Any student who wishes to be exempt must provide official copies of the ACT or SAT scores current within three years directly to the Admissions Office.
  • Students who have taken the ASSET or COMPASS test within the last three years may also be exempted from academic assessment by providing official copies of the scores to the Admissions Office.
  • Students who present acceptable proof of identification (with photo) to the Admissions Office.
  • According to State Board Policy 801.01, for admission to an Alabama Community College System institution, all new students as of Spring 2009 semester must have on file in the Admissions Office;

a. One primary form of photo documentation, such as an unexpired Driver’s License, or

b. Two secondary forms of documentation one which must be an acceptable alternate photo ID.

These must be on file PRIOR to registration.  For those students unable to provide these documents in person, a form (Identification Documentation) may be accessed from the Office of Admissions or www.wallacstate.edu.  This form must be notarized and mailed back to the Admissions Office to clear registration holds related to this. Faxed copies will not be accepted.

  • Male applicants who are between the ages of 18 and 26 must provide proof of registration for selective service. Proof may be presented in the form of the selective service registration card or a copy of the selective service registration which can be accessed at www.sss.gov. This is in accordance with §36-26-15.1 of the Code of Alabama of 1974 (as amended).

Special Admissions

 1.      Accelerated and Dual Enrollment High School Students

These students must obtain permission from the high school principal on a form that may be secured from high school counselors. They will then follow standard application procedures.

 2.      Students Who Have Earned the Baccalaureate Degree

Any applicant who has earned the baccalaureate degree is required to submit only the transcript from the institution granting the baccalaureate degree. However, the applicant must submit transcripts from other institutions attended if he/she wishes consideration of those credits for purposes of transferability.