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Lawson State Community College

Birmingham, AL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

About Lawson State Community College

Lawson State Community College Overview

Lawson State Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Birmingham, Alabama. Lawson State Community College was founded in 1949 and enrolls 3,031 undergrads and no graduate students. Lawson State Community College provides housing for up to 112 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 2% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at Lawson State Community College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Lawson State Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Lawson State Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lawson State Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Lawson State Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,690
Out-of-State $7,380

Is Lawson State Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Lawson State Community College offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Lawson State Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Lawson State Community College. Around 82% of applicants get into Lawson State Community College each year. Out of 1,596 applications received in 2022, 1,311 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lawson State Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 41% of students who start at Lawson State Community College come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Lawson State Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Lawson State Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lawson State Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Lawson State Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lawson State Community College.

Based on this information, is Lawson State Community College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Lawson State Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Lawson State Community College?

Lawson State Community College is located in the urban setting of Birmingham, Alabama.

If you are interested in seeing Lawson State Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20/59 to Birmingham, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lawson State Community College and Birmingham are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3060 Wilson Road, SW Birmingham, AL 35221-1798

Campus Setting: Urban

Lawson State Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lawson State Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lawson State Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lawson State Community College ACT Scores

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Lawson State Community College SAT Scores

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Lawson State Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,620

In State

$13,610

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,990
$7,980
Fees
$870
$870
Housing
$4,760
$4,760
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lawson State Community College is like? There are approximately 3,031 students enrolled at Lawson State Community College. 59% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from AL and 1% percent of students are from other states.

59%

Full Time

41%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,031

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,860

Out-of-State

$8,850

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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