Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at LBWCC are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Lurleen B Wallace Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 27%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at Lurleen B Wallace Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LBWCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Lurleen B Wallace Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Lurleen B Wallace Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 773
Women 1,011

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LBWCC serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lurleen B Wallace Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$37,073 per year

72% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,784
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 19.2%
Part time Undergrads 26.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101602 IPEDS survey data for Lurleen B Wallace Community College.