Lurleen B Wallace Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,750
6.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$3,823
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
1,929
39.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.6%
134 Graduates

About

Lurleen B Wallace Community College is a higher education institution located in Covington County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were General Studies (131 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (57 degrees), and Industrial Electronics Technology (34 degrees).

In 2022, 541 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lurleen B Wallace Community College. 54.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (399 degrees), 4.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (99 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $3,750, which is $−4,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $3,750, which is $−4,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,823.

In 2022, 82% of undergraduate students attending Lurleen B Wallace Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,750
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was $3,750. The cost of tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $−4,362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$3,823
2022 Value
57.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lurleen B Wallace Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,823. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lurleen B Wallace Community College grew by 57.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,500
Room and Board
$1,192
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was of $7,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,192. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

82% of undergraduate students at Lurleen B Wallace Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.23% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Lurleen B Wallace Community College had a total enrollment of 1,929 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 759 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,170. This means that 39.3% of students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.1% White, 18.2% Black or African American, 4.2% Two or More Races, 3.53% Hispanic or Latino, 0.881% Asian, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.9%), followed by White Male (26.7%) and Black or African American Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,929 students. The full-time enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 759 and the part-time enrollment is 1,170. This means that 39.3% of students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lurleen B Wallace Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,390 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    352 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    81 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 72.1% White, 18.2% Black or African American, 4.2% Two or More Races, 3.53% Hispanic or Latino, 0.881% Asian, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11 students (0.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 47 more women than men received degrees from Lurleen B Wallace Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white (399 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (99 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is General Studies (131 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (57 degrees) and Industrial Electronics Technology (34 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (67 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Registered nurses (1,408,803 people), Medical & health services managers (158,898 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,905 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (141,429 people), and Pharmacists (135,647 people).

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (67 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (161 degrees), and Human Sciences (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (67 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (161 degrees), and Human Sciences (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,525,381 people), Elementary & secondary schools (395,723 people), Outpatient care centers (257,854 people), Offices of physicians (211,936 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (175,889 people).

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (67 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (161 degrees), and Human Sciences (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lurleen B Wallace Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 131 degrees awarded
  2. 57 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was General Studies with 131 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

247
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
294
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 247 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, which is 0.84 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (294).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in Industrial Electronics Technology. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in General Studies, which is 2.05 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Lurleen B Wallace Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is Male and Two or More Races (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    399 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    99 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white (399 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (99 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    206 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    193 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white female (206 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (193 degrees).

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Operations

Lurleen B Wallace Community College employs 54 No academic ranks. Most academics at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Female No academic rank (30), and Male No academic rank (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Service with 7 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.69M - Federal
  2. $1.73M - State
  3. $40k - Local

As of 2022, Lurleen B Wallace Community College received $1.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.73M from state grants and contracts, and $40k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.51M
2022 Salaries
5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lurleen B Wallace Community College paid a median of $8.51M in salaries, a 5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.41M
Instructional Salaries
54
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lurleen B Wallace Community College paid a total of $3.41M to 54 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was No academic rank with 54 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees, Management with 11 employees, and Service with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was Female No academic rank with 30 employees, and Male No academic rank with 24 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lurleen B Wallace Community College.

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