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Lurleen B Wallace Community College

Also known as LBW Community College

1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, AL

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About
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.

Academics
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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$5,515
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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 CollegeCovington CountyAlabama
Graduation Rate20.6%-17.9%
Transfer-out Rate21.5%-19.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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Programs Offered

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

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
95%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,568