Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, located in Andalusia, Alabama, was formed in 2003 through the merge of two previous institutions, Douglas MacArthur Technical College and Lurleen B. Wallace Junior College. The merger combined the resources of the two schools, forming a single multi campus college with locations in Andalusia, Greenville, and Opp. The school serves the counties of Butler, Crenshaw, Coffee, Covington and Geneva. The school put forward a development plan upon merger to update services, programs and facilities to meet increased enrollment and educational needs.
Lurleen B. Wallace Community offers programs that provide academic transfer or career training opportunities. These programs are designed to meet the needs of the community and provide students the opportunity to pursue their goals. Career programs develop the skills and abilities required to perform as professionals. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in an associate degree or certificate. Students may pursue employment at the entry level after graduation. Programs for academic transfer complete the first two years of a four year education then allow for transfer to a four year institution to complete a bachelor's degree. Individuals are advised to meet with a counselor to plan the curriculum that best fulfills the transfer requirements of the school or school's desired.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As a two year open enrollment institution, any student wishing to enroll at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College may do so through the submission of an application. Students should supply test scores and transcripts, take the placement exam, participate in orientation and meet with a counselor. Tuition fees will be due shortly after registration is complete.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of assistance must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be used to determine the student's need, eligibility and awards. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $3,500-$4,100
- Out-of-State: $6,900-$8,280
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $120-$140 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $230-$280 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$5,515|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Lurleen B Wallace Community College may offer services to students like:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares LBW Community College against community colleges in Alabama.
|LBW Community College||Covington County||Alabama|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2009)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Alabama
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Lurleen B Wallace Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Lurleen B Wallace Community College.
- Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, AL (45 miles away)
- Enterprise State Community College in Enterprise, AL (45 miles away)
- George C Wallace Community College - Dothan in Dothan, AL (67 miles away)
- Trenholm State Technical College in Montgomery, AL (75 miles away)
- James H Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette, AL (76 miles away)