Lurleen B Wallace Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,570

1.71% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,805

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

1,838

52.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.8%

155 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 2017, 514 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lurleen B Wallace Community College. 52.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (392 degrees), 3.81 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 $3,570, which is $-3,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $3,570, which is $-3,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,805.

In 2017, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,570

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was $3,570. The cost of tuition at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is $-3,844 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,805

2017 Value

2.21%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lurleen B Wallace Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,805. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lurleen B Wallace Community College grew by 2.21%.

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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 2017. 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 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Lurleen B Wallace Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.71% with respect to 2016, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Lurleen B Wallace Community College has a total enrollment of 1,838 students. The full-time enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 957 students and the part-time enrollment is 881. This means that 52.1% 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 73.4% White, 20.5% Black or African American, 2.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.816% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.435% Asian, and 0.0544% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Black or African American Female (17.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,838 students. The full-time enrollment at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 957 and the part-time enrollment is 881. This means that 52.1% of students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

2017 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 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

  1. White

    1,350

  2. Black or African American

    377

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    39

The enrolled student population at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is 73.4% White, 20.5% Black or African American, 2.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.816% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.435% Asian, and 0.0544% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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 (0.272%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 26 more women than men received degrees from Lurleen B Wallace Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are white (392 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 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 (78 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (159 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 (120,706 people), Other managers (50,954 people), Education administrators (26,604 people), Postsecondary teachers (24,355 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (22,502 people).

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (78 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (159 degrees), Human Sciences (16 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (7 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 Surgeons, Physicians, Information security analysts, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (78 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (159 degrees), Human Sciences (16 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (7 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 (194,778 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,485 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (45,885 people), Restaurants & Food Services (38,698 people), and Construction (31,481 people).

The most specialized majors at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Precision Production (78 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (159 degrees), Human Sciences (16 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (7 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 244

  2. 270

In 2017, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College, which is 0.904 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (270).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in Welding Technology, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Lurleen B Wallace Community College in General Studies, which is 2.21 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

31%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% 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, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    392 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    103 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white (392 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    197 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    195 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lurleen B Wallace Community College is white male (197 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (195 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 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.73k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Lurleen B Wallace Community College had a total salary expenditure of $17.9M. Lurleen B Wallace Community College employs 52 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are Female No academic ranks (30), Male No academic ranks(22), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 17 employees, and Management with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Lurleen B Wallace Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lurleen B Wallace Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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. $1.8M - Federal

  2. $886k - State

  3. $40k - Local

As of 2017, Lurleen B Wallace Community College received $1.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $886k from state grants and contracts, and $40k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.42M

2017 Salaries

8.66%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lurleen B Wallace Community College paid a median of $8.42M in salaries, which represents 47.1% of their overall expenditure ($17.9M) and a 8.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.61% decline from 2015 and a 2.28% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.97M

Instructional Salaries

52

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lurleen B Wallace Community College paid a total of $2.97M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

52 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

30 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were No academic rank with 52 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees; and Management with 13 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lurleen B Wallace Community College was Female No academic rank with 30 employees, Male No academic rank with 22 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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