Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420)

Tel: 3342226591
1,731 students
Public institution
  • Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is a public, two-year institution in the Alabama College System under the governance of the Alabama State Board of Education. The College offers career-oriented certificates and associate degrees, as well as university transfer courses and associate degrees. In addition, the College provides specialized training for business and industry, non-credit and continuing education, adult education and community services to the residents of its service area. With fundamental principles affirming the value of education, the freedom of teaching and learning, and the worth, dignity and personal development of each individual, the College provides an environment that emphasizes student success and achievement.
School Highlights
Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) serves 1,731 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) is one of 2 community colleges within Covington County, AL.
The nearest community college is Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) (13.50 miles away).

School Overview

College Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) (AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,731 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,731 students 1,398 students
Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) Total Enrollment (2013-2014)
% Unknown races
100%
9%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.00 0.56
Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) Diversity Score (2013-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 94%
Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2013-2014)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Collegiate Civitan, LBWCC Ambassadors, Mu Alpha Theta, National Technical Honor Society, NonTraditional Student Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Saints Angels, Science and Engineering Club, SkillsUSA, Student Government Association, Student Veterans and Military Association Mu Alpha Theta, Saints Angels, SkillsUSA, Collegiate Civitan,
LBWCC Ambassadors,
National Technical Honor Society,
NonTraditional Student Association,
Phi Theta Kappa,
Science and Engineering Club,
Student Government Association,
Student Veterans and Military Association,
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) is distinguished by an outstanding, competent, and caring professional faculty; relevant programs of study for the real world; and leadership in the communities we serve for enhancing their quality of life through educational and cultural offerings. 
  • LBWCC offers two-year academic transfer programs and several career technical training programs. Campus locations in South Alabama are in Andalusia, Greenville, and Opp, and the Luverne Center is growing to include many new offerings.
  • Our students benefit from a collegiate atmosphere close to home, numerous student clubs and organizations, and special events, such as the Ms. LBWCC Pageants, Saints Day, Blue and White Day, assembly programs, and special performances held in conjunction with the Covington Arts Council.  LBWCC participates in intercollegiate athletics in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in Men's and Women's Basketball, Baseball, and Softball.
  • Each campus features a modern conference center, available for College and community events.  Both the MacArthur (Opp) and Andalusia Campuses have walking/fitness trails, with the latter also offering a well-equipped fitness center, lighted tennis courts, the Evans Barnes Golf Course, and the City of Andalusia Dream Park.
  • LBWCC is a great place to start your journey to achieving educational and career goals! Contact us with any questions on how to get started to accomplish your dreams!

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,140 per year for in-state students and $7,410 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,995 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.