Lurleen B. Wallace Community College: Narrative Description

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LURLEEN B. WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE N-7

PO Box 1418
Andalusia, AL 36420-1418
Tel: (334)222-6591; Admissions: (334)222-6591; Web Site: http://www.lbwcc.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Alabama College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 200-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 1,490. Students come from 6 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 18% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 27% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/15.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2160 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, College Ambassadors, Phi Theta Kappa, Mu Alpha Theta, Christian Student Union. Major annual events: Blue and White Day, Miss LBW Pageant. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Lurleen B. Wallace Library with 35,278 books and 133 serials. 45 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.