Lawson State Community College Details

Email Address
Co_Education Yes
Campus Address 3060 Wilson Road, SW
City Birmingham
State Alabama
Zip 35221
Phone 205-929-2515
Total Enrollment 1820
Level of Selectivity noncompetitive
Location Located in the southwest section of Birmingham, Alabama, Lawson State Community College serves students from the entire area of Jefferson and northern Shelby Counties. The campus is readily accessible from Interstates 59 and 65, and
History Lawson State Community College is a two-year, state-supported, coed college formed in 1975 by the merging of two separate state-supported institutions: Wenonah State Technical Institute, established in 1949, and Lawson State Junior
Band Program No
Religious Affiliation No
Accrediation Lawson State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Costs per Year 2002–03 Tuition: $1560 (in-state); $3120 (out-of-state) Room and board: none Special fees: $175 Books: $700 Estimated total cost: $2435 (in-state); $3995 (out-of-state)
In State Tuition 1560
Out of State Tuition 3120
Financial Aid-Institutional Funding 2000–01 FINANCIAL AID–INSTITUTIONAL FUNDING Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 90 Number of scholarships and grants: 1,638 Total amount of scholarships and grants: $3,474,292 Range of scholarships and
Financial-Aid Deadline April 15 (priority); continuous
Admission Deadline July 1 (priority); rolling admission.
Entrance Requirements Graduation from an accredited high school (or equivalent) and completion of the following Carnegie units: 4 English, 1 mathematics, 1 science, 3 social sciences, and 7 electives. No application fee required.
Graduation Requirements A minimum of 60–76 semester hours and completion of the core requirements to include two mathematics courses, two science courses, and one physical education course. One computer course is required for business majors; all students mu
Student Body Profile Total enrollment: 1,820 In-state: 1,783 Full-time undergraduates: 680 Part-time undergraduates: 1,140 Ethnic/racial makeup: African American, 1,750; Asian, 3; Caucasian, 58; Hispanic, 1; International, 2; Native A
Diversity 64
Student Life Campus Regulations: Class attendance required. Campus Services: Health care, career counseling and placement, student employment, remedial instruction, testing for ACT, and tutoring. Campus Activities: Social and cultural activities inc
Faculty Profile Number of faculty members: 107 Student-teacher ratio: 19:1 Full-time faculty members: 48 Part-time faculty members: 59 Faculty with doctorates or other terminal degrees: 10%
Athletic Program Lawson State is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Intercollegiate Sports: men’s basketball and track; women’s basketball, cheerleading, dance, and volleyball. Intramural Sports: swimming and
School Calender August-May (semester hours) Commencement and conferring of degrees: May One summer session.
Degrees Associate of Arts: Art, Business Administration, Business Education, English, History, Music, Health and Physical Education, Political Science, Pre-Law, Pre-Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Studies Associate of Science: Biolo
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