Lawson State Community College Birmingham: Review & Facts

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Lawson State Community College Birmingham is a medium two-year, public school with 3,175 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1949 and is one of the 11 schools located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Lawson State Community College Birmingham is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Lawson State Community College Birmingham you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Lawson State Community College Birmingham implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, HVAC, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Lawson State Community College Birmingham is low at 54% (below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Lawson State Community College Birmingham is very low - 13%. Approximately 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lawson State Community College Birmingham is reasonably decent - 18:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Low
Average tuition cost is low, around $6,900 per year. The additional fees at Lawson State Community College Birmingham not covered by tuition are approximately $900, which totals $7,800 a year.

Read the details about Lawson State Community College Birmingham additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Lawson State Community College Birmingham will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Lawson State Community College Birmingham and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (205) 925-2515 or check Lawson State Community College Birmingham Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,000
Low
Lawson State Community College Birmingham offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lawson State Community College Birmingham, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Lawson State Community College Birmingham provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $3,000 per academic year.

Based on the college crime information, Lawson State Community College Birmingham seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lawson State Community College Birmingham Location and Maps



Post Address: Lawson State Community College Birmingham, 3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717, USA
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