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Lawson State Community College

  • Birmingham, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • Not Reported
    student ratio
  • 3,031
    total students
  • $3,420 | $6,840
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 82%
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Automotive Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child-Care and Support Services Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Construction trades
    • Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Industrial Electronics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,596
    • Accepted1,311
    • Acceptance Rate82%
    • Enrolled3,031
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$3,420
    • Out-of-state tuition *$6,840
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$850.00
    • Room and board *$4,760.00
    • Room only *$3,000.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,031
    • Male Student PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Student PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.12%
    • Black or African American75.12%
    • White or Caucasian14.42%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.13%
    • Asian.36%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.23%
    • Two or more races.79%
    • Unknown7.72%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.1% representing 1 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 1%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society, Phi Beta Lambda, Social Work Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X No
    • Basketball No Division X No
    • Volleyball No No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division X No
    • Volleyball No Division X No
    • Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty209
    • Full-time Percentage39%
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

Lawson State Community College

3060 Wilson Road, SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1798
USA

Mr.Jeff Shelley

Director of Admissions and Records

Phone: 205-929-6361
Fax: 205-923-7106
Email: jshelley@lawsonstate.edu



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