School Highlights

Lurleen B Wallace Community College serves 1,767 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,767 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,230
  • Out-state tuition: $7,620
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 148 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
148 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lurleen B Wallace Community College has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Lurleen B Wallace Community College diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,767 students
1,944 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Lurleen B Wallace Community College and community college average student staff ratio of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
866 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
901 students
1,075 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Lurleen B Wallace Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of AL.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
130 students
370 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
866 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,128 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
6 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
168 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
20%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
74%
58%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the percentage of White community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lurleen B Wallace Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.41
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.76%
3.24%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Lurleen B Wallace Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,300
$29,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Lurleen B Wallace Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of AL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,230 is less than the state average of $4,476. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,620 is more than the state average of $7,389. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,230
$4,476
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,620
$7,389
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
above includes fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Lurleen B Wallace Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$10,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lurleen B Wallace Community College cost?

Lurleen B Wallace Community College's tuition is approximately $4,230 for In-State students and $7,620 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,767 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,230
  • Out-state tuition: $7,620
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,476 per year for in-state students and $7,389 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,953 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Alabama is J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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