Lurleen B Wallace Community College

Tel: (334)222-6591
1,578 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Lurleen B Wallace Community College serves 1,578 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equalto than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Lurleen B Wallace Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Covington County, AL.
The nearest community college is Lurleen b wallace community college-Macarthur Camp (13.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 73 staff
59 staff
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,578 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,578 students
1,282 students
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
22:1
Lurleen B Wallace Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
988 students
810 students
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 590 students
1,017 students
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
23%
12%
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
75%
57%
Lurleen B Wallace Community College White (2006-2013)
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.35 0.53
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,170 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,500 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,170 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,500 $10,294
Lurleen B Wallace Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Lurleen B Wallace Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,169 per year for in-state students and $7,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,649 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.