3,031
Students
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Lawson State Community College is a 2-year institution located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3060 Wilson Road, SW
Birmingham, AL  35221-1798
United States
Contact Mr. Jeff Shelley
Director of Admissions and Records
Email: jshelley@lawsonstate.edu
Phone: 205-929-6361
Fax: 205-923-7106

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Technology And Bookkeeping Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
Building/construction Finishing, Management, And Inspection Related Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automotive Engineering Technology Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Electronics Technology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,596
Applied
1,311
Accepted
3,031
Enrolled
82%

Applying

0
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,900
In-state
7,800
Out-of-state
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Fees

860
Full-time student fees
4,760
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

3,031
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.12%
Black or African American 75.12%
White or Caucasian 14.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 0.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 0.79%
Other 7.72%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 1%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Miss Lawson State and L Week Activities

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society, Phi Beta Lambda and Social Work Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

209
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 82
Part-time - 127