Lawson State Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Birmingham, AL

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How much is the Lawson State CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Lawson State CC's tuition & fees is $4,980 for Alabama residents and $8,790 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $15,040 for Alabama residents and $18,850 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Lawson State CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$4,980
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,790
Books & Supplies Costs$2,300
On-campus Room & Board$4,760
On-campus Expenses$3,000
Off-campus Room & Board$7,560
Off-campus Expenses$5,807
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,103
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,037

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Lawson State CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,073.
Lawson State Community College$4,980$8,790
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama 2-4 Years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Lawson State CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Lawson State Community CollegeBirmingham, AL$4,980$8,790
Chattahoochee Valley Community CollegePhenix City, AL$5,040$8,850
Coastal Alabama Community CollegeBay Minette, AL$4,980$8,790
Southern Union State Community CollegeWadley, AL$4,980$8,790

Financial Aid and COA

At Lawson State Community College, 3,077 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,485.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Lawson State CC is $12,365 for students living on-campus and $17,972 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 426 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $9,764.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$15,040$18,850
COA (off-campus)$20,647$24,457
Tuition & Fees$4,980$8,790
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$10,060$10,060
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,667$15,667
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$8,555$12,365
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$14,162$17,972
Average Financial Aid$6,485$6,485
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,07799%$6,485
Pell Grants1,74056%$5,097
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid426100%-
Grants or Scholarships426100%$9,764
Federal Grants426100%$8,196
Pell Grants32677%$5,977
Other Federal Grants426100%$3,622
State/Local Grants389%$2,014
Institutional Grants15536%$3,815
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level319319$10,629
110,001 or more11$7,084

Student Population

Lawson State Community College has a total of 2,919 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,046 male students and 2,048 female students attending Lawson State CC. The school offers online degree programs and 604 students enrolled online exclusively (20.69% of all students).
Undergraduate3,094 1,0462,048

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered65 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,919
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate60% (Full-time), 32% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties79 (Full-time), 93 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs206 (Full-time), 145 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,683
Average Staff Salary$58,879