Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420)

  • 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 Black and Hispanic), 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 to Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) is Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) (13.5 miles away).

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Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

    Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420)(AL) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The student population of Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) 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 Enrollment1,731 students1,756 students
    This chart display the total enrollment of Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) and community college average number of enrollment of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    Diversity Score0.000.56
    This chart display the diversity score of Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

    Finances and Admission

    • The public in-state tuition of $144 is less than the state average of $5,427.
    • The public out-state tuition of $259 is less than the state average of $8,152.
    In-State Tuition Fees$144$5,427
    Out-State Tuition Fees$259$8,152
    Tuition NotesPer credit hour
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
    This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Lurleen B Wallace Community College (Andalusia - 36420) and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Median Debt for Graduates--
    Median Debt for Dropouts--

    Sports

    Total Sports Offered3 sports
    SportsBaseball, Basketball, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
    Softball

    Extracurriculars

    Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
    ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
    Collegiate Civitan, LBWCC Ambassadors, Mu Alpha Theta, National Technical Honor Society, NonTraditional Student Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Science and Engineering Club, SkillsUSA, Student Government Association, Student Veterans and Military Association

    Recreational Athletic Programs:
    Saints Angels
    Source: 2016 (or 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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    The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

    Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.