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Lurleen B Wallace sees a drop in enrollment numbers

Fewer students are attending Lurleen B Wallace Community College this spring semester when compared to the headcount from last year. 

According to reports, LBW Community College currently has 1,541 students and 13,997 credit hours, which is a 1.09 percent decrease in headcount from spring 2020. According to data collected by The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, college enrollment for all types of higher education institutions saw a 2.9 percent decrease when compared to enrollment data from last spring.  Undergraduate enrollment saw a 4.5 percent decline across all institution types saw when compared to enrollment data from last spring as well. 

Despite the decline, anyone interested in attending LBW Community College is invited to register for the LBWCC Experience. Students may contact Director of Student Success, Tori Norris at 334.881.2215 or tnorris@lbwcc.edu with any registration questions.

Summer and Fall enrollment will open on April 12 for students with 30+ credit hours. All current students can begin registering for Summer and Fall terms on April 19. 

Along with the tuition freeze announced by the ACCS, LBW Community College is offering a Buy One, Get One Summer Incentive. The LBWCC Foundation established the grant to assist students during the summer 2021 semester. The grant provides students the chance to take one three-credit-hour class and get a three-credit-hour class paid for by the Foundation. The deadline to apply is April 30.