Prince William Sound Community College (PWSCC)

Valdez, AK

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Prince William Sound Community College

Prince William Sound Community College

Prince William Sound Community College Student Essentials

Prince William Sound Community College Student Essentials
Region: Alaska & Hawaii
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.pwscc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $4,570
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,570
Retention Rate: 24%
Enrollment: 2,505
Year Established: 1978

About PWSCC

The Prince William Sound Community College in Valdez, Alaska, is not simply a small college in a small town. It is a close-knit learning community that fosters inspiration, growth and learning.

The school offers many opportunities for you to get involved on campus, whether through leadership activities, internships or campus events. Students may also join clubs like the Multicultural Club, Peer Advocates for Wellness or Sci-Fi Friday Club. If you’re seeking professional development, you can also partake in Student Government.

If you want to journey to Anchorage to check out its shopping and cultural opportunities, it’s as easy as taking one of the daily flights or using public transportation.

Two to three full-length theatre productions are hosted each year, as well as two sets of one-act plays from students in acting classes.

A wellness center is also available to all students.

Academics at the college include more than 25 undergraduate programs, from associate’s degrees to occupational certificates to baccalaureate transfer programs that are offered through partnerships with universities in the University of Alaska system. Some of the unique programs include Millwright, Oil Spill Response and Outdoor Leadership programs.

Admissions are open, allowing any applicant above 18 years of age who has earned a high school diploma or GED to attend.

The college welcomes students from all over the world with a flat tuition rate. Students who complete a FAFSA application may be eligible to receive financial aid through institutional scholarships and other forms of federal and state aid.

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PWSCC Map & Location

Prince William Sound Community College
303 Lowe Street
Valdez, AK 99686


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Getting Around PWSCC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Valdez, AK

Winter
Dec
31
22
Jan
28
19
Feb
31
21
Spring
Mar
36
24
Apr
45
31
May
55
39
Summer
Jun
61
46
Jul
62
49
Aug
61
47
Fall
Sep
54
41
Oct
44
33
Nov
33
24

PWSCC Students

Total Students 2,505

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 64%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 11%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 19%
Latino 3%
African American 1%
Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska native 11%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 19%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 2%
Part-Time 98%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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