The College shares a vision of a learning-centered education that is responsive to the needs of our service area and is manifested by quality teaching, opportunities for learning, effective educational support services, and access to a quality education. Challenged by change and innovation, the College will move forward to create a future responsive to the diverse needs of students, community, and state.


The philosophy of Wallace Community College Selma is expressed in the following beliefs:

  • Education is essential to the economic, social, environmental, and political well-being of the citizens of West Central Alabama;
  • Education should be made academically, geographically, physically, and financially accessible to all students;
  • Wallace Community College Selma is uniquely qualified to deliver excellent and equitable educational opportunities and services; and
  • Quality education requires unity and cooperation of all stakeholders who work together toward a common goal.


The mission of Wallace Community College Selma is to provide high-quality learning-centered educational opportunities and services through varied instructional-delivery modes that are responsive to individual, community, and state needs.

Revised, September, 2013
Alabama Department of Post-Secondary Education


  1. Promote and provide teaching and learning environments and experiences that encourage the development of knowledge, skills, behaviors, and values for students in order for them to be successful in the workforce or subsequent education.
    (Quality teaching/Learning)
  2. Provide and promote accessible, affordable quality education and training.
  3. Expand the development of educational and administrative technology that enhance student learning and improve college management processes and functions.
  4. Provide high quality workforce development programs that meet the demands of local employers and enhance the economic development efforts of the state and the region.
    (Workforce and economic development)
  5. Provide staff development and training opportunities that encourage faculty and staff to become more proficient in the delivery of student services, instructional services, and operational services.
    (Professional Development)
  6. Promote student success and development through services consistent with student needs, interests and abilities.
    (Student Focus/Services Success)
  7. Provide access to programs and services that strengthen the educational, social and economic life of the diverse community served by the College.
  8. Provide educational opportunities that support a culture of lifelong learning.
    (Community Development and Lifelong Learning)
  9. Expand and enhance the image and reputation of the College through ongoing public and communication effort.
    (Public Relations)
  10. Improve efficient operations of the college.
    (Efficiency of Operations)
  11. Maintain an ongoing program for the recruitment, retention and graduation of students.
    (Enrollment Management)
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George Corley Wallace State Community College (Wallace Community College Selma)
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway   P.O. Box 2530   Selma, Alabama 36702-2530  
Phone: 334-876-9227
(c) 2014 Wallace Community College Selma

It is the official policy of the Alabama State Department of Education, including postsecondary institutions under the control of the Alabama Community College System and Board of Trustees, that no person in Alabama shall, on the grounds of race, color, handicap, sex, religion, marital status, creed national origin, or age, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

George Corley Wallace State Community College (Wallace Community College Selma) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science Degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Wallace Community College Selma.

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