C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    B-
Lawson State Community College - Birmingham is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$7,913/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,131/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,187/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,500/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,319/ year
  • $110k+

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.42 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.34 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,757Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
84%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
No
59%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.29 responses
55%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.31 responses
100%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.5 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$24,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
19%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
83%
National
83%

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Since I have been at Lawson State Community College, it has been the best experience ever. Everyone is so open to help you with all the different things you need help with in the different departments. Lawson State offer multiple opportunities to fit each students needs. They have night classes for those who have to work in the day time. Lawson State has a fantastic student tutoring program that has helped me complete semesters that I thought I would never have a chance in. I think that Lawson State Community College is an excellent place to follow your dreams and receive your degree/certification.
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Very great school, organized, and helps you with anything they can! The teachers do anything they can to help. Lawson offers career oppurtunites, study groups, ACT classes, and tutors. Its a great school!
Lawson State Community College is a very good school to go to if you're planning to save money by attending a 2 year before transferring to a 4 year college. Their overall rating for academics to me is a 10+. All of the professors will go an extra mile to help you and make sure that you succeed. This is not a "party" school...you are here to get your education and leave unless you are apart of any organizations or sports!