Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

Birmingham, AL 35221

Located in the southwestern section of Birmingham, Lawson State community college was established in 1949 with a mission of offering both academic and technical/career programs. LSCC is a historically black college (HBCU) which offers over 60 programs including practical nursing and associate's degree in nursing programs. The ADN program was started in 1970 and it has been responsible for adding over 1000 nurses into the healthcare field in its 4 decade-long existence.

Since its formation in 1973, the LPN program at Lawson state also produced 1000s of dedicated nurses.

The college also offers mobility programs for students who wish to advance their career and education from LPN to registered nurse in the form of LPN-to-ADN degree completion.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate51%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 20

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

Jefferson State Community College
17.4 miles away
Bevill State Community College
34.17 miles away
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
43.38 miles away
Shelton State Community College
44.98 miles away
Gadsden State Community College
63.68 miles away
Central Alabama Community College
65.56 miles away
Snead State Community College
66.24 miles away
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
69.83 miles away
Southern Union State Community College
79.2 miles away
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
82.41 miles away

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$7,913

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,131
30k to 48k$8,187
48k to 75k$9,500
75k to 110k$9,319
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

87%

Recipients

$4,322

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

69%

Recipients

$3,764

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

0%

Recipients

$0

Average Amount

Student Population

3,128

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,786

Women

1,342

Men

54%

Full-time

46%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
81%
White
16%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.


More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus
3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221
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