Lurleen b wallace community college-Macarthur Camp

Tel: (334)493-3573 x 233
475 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:
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Lurleen b wallace community college-Macarthur Camp serves 475 students
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Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 40%.
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Lurleen b wallace community college-Macarthur Camp is one of 2 community colleges within Covington County, AL.
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The nearest community college is Lurleen B Wallace Community College (13.46 miles away).

School Overview

Lurleen b wallace community college-Macarthur Camp Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts 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 475 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 475 students 1,294 students
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. 1.00 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

LBWCC is a great place to start your journey to achieving educational and career goals. LBWCC offers the first two years of a variety of programs of study for academic transfer to a four-year college or university. More than 20 career programs conveniently located at one or more of the three locations prepare students for rewarding occupations. LBWCC has an enrollment of over 1000 students located on the three campuses in Andalusia, Greenville, and Opp. LBWCC offers a variety of sports programs, student organizations, and cultural activities for students. LBWCC is located close to many attractions located within an easy drive. The MacArthur Campus is located on Hwy 331 North at 1708 North Main Street, Opp, Alabama. The campus is comprised of approximately 100 acres. The campus joins the Opp City/Cross Trails Regional Library and includes a new walking trail.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,053 per year for in-state students and $7,861 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,902 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. 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 higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.