Lamson College

875 W. Elliot Road Suite 206, Tempe
AZ, 85284
Tel: (480)898-7000
12 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Lamson College serves 12 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Lamson College is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Tempe Campus (0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Lamson College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Less than 2 years (below associate) At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 12 teachers has declined by 97% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12 students
1,287 students
Lamson College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
12 students
832 students
Lamson College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Lamson College sch enrollment Lamson College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
14%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Lamson College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
Lamson College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
11%
12%
Lamson College Black (2006-2012)
% White
51%
66%
Lamson College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Lamson College sch ethnicity Lamson College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.66 0.45
Lamson College Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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