Lawson State Community College: Ranking & Review

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Lawson State Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,2481,3411,907

890 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

229 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Lawson State Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Lawson State Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $4,760 and other expenses per full academic year.

Lawson State Community College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 132 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,570$7,140
Fees for full-time undergraduates$870$870
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$119$238

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities143143
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields9797
Health Professions and Related Programs6969
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians6767
Precision Production4242
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3939
Personal and Culinary Services2626
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2424
Construction Trades1515
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1414
Visual and Performing Arts1414
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences99
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services55
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service55
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences11
Grand Total571571

A total of 571 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Lawson State Community College.

Graduation rate14%19%11%
  • Full-time retention rate - 52%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff280
Instructional FTE125
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, Alabama, 35221-1717
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population212,000