Lurleen B Wallace Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,930
1.55% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,127
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
1,767
49% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34.2%
152 Graduates

About

Lurleen B Wallace Community College is a higher education institution located in Covington County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were .

In 2019, 563 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lurleen B Wallace Community College. 53.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (421 degrees), 4.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $3,930, which is $−3,894 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $3,930, which is $−3,894 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,127.

In 2019, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,930
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was $3,930. The cost of tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $−3,894 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,127
2019 Value
0.919%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Lurleen B Wallace Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,127. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Lurleen B Wallace Community College grew by 0.919%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,450
Room and Board
$1,192
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was of $9,450 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,192. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Lurleen B Wallace Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.2% with respect to 2018, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Lurleen B Wallace Community College has a total enrollment of 1,767 students. The full-time enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 866 students and the part-time enrollment is 901. This means that 49% 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 73.3% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 2.83% Two or More Races, 2.49% Hispanic or Latino, 0.509% Asian, 0.453% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Black or African American Female (19.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,767 students. The full-time enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 866 and the part-time enrollment is 901. This means that 49% of students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2019 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 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Lurleen B Wallace Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,296
  2. Black or African American
    352
  3. Two or More Races
    50

The enrolled student population at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 73.3% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 2.83% Two or More Races, 2.49% Hispanic or Latino, 0.509% Asian, 0.453% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% 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 44% White, 26.9% 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, 5 students (0.283%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 35 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 (421 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (112 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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 Elementary & middle school teachers (89,103 people), Other managers (53,565 people), Preschool & kindergarten teachers (29,745 people), Secondary school teachers (26,895 people), and Education administrators (25,485 people).

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (112 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (175 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 degrees).

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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 Dentists, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (112 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (175 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Elementary & secondary schools (195,210 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (58,625 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (45,737 people), Restaurants & Food Services (40,796 people), and Construction (34,445 people).

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (112 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (175 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

264
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
299
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 264 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, which is 0.883 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (299).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in Industrial Electronics Technology, which is 14 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 105 degrees were awarded to women at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in General Studies, which is 2.39 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 27% 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, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    421 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white (421 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

0.178% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    211 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    210 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white male (211 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (210 degrees).

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Operations

Lurleen B Wallace Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17.6k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Lurleen B Wallace Community College had a total salary expenditure of $18.5M. Lurleen B Wallace Community College employs 56 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Female No academic ranks (33), Male No academic ranks(23), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 12 employees, and Management with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Lurleen B Wallace Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Lurleen B Wallace Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.65M - Federal
  2. $1.09M - State
  3. $40k - Local

As of 2019, Lurleen B Wallace Community College received $1.65M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.09M from state grants and contracts, and $40k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.6M
2019 Salaries
1.56%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Lurleen B Wallace Community College paid a median of $8.6M in salaries, which represents 46.5% of their overall expenditure ($18.5M) and a 1.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.509% growth from 2017 and a 8.66% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.13M
Instructional Salaries
56
Number of Employees

In 2019, Lurleen B Wallace Community College paid a total of $3.13M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were No academic rank with 56 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees; and Management with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was Female No academic rank with 33 employees, Male No academic rank with 23 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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