Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus

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School Overview

    Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus(AL) Community College Avg.
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    Diversity Score0.000.56
    This chart display the diversity score of Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

    Finances and Admission

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      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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