Lawton School

Overview of Lawton School

Lawton is found in Southfield, MI. Southfield is a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at Lawton.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, law.

Lawton Selectivity

Lawton accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 167 in 2007-2008 at the school. Lawton has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Lawton School is committed to training adult students to gain the skills and attitudes necessary to obtain a meaningful entry level career position. To achieve this objective we will seek out the needs of area businesses, industries, and government. We are committed to high academic standards in all of our curricular offerings. We are dedicated to providing the services that support our students effort to succeed."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lawton

Lawton School
20755 Greenfield Suite 300
Southfield , MI 48075
General Phone: (248) 569-7787

Lawton Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology51medical assistant
Law13legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering10data processing tech
Media3radio and television

Number of programs and degrees for Lawton in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year774

Lawton Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lawton had a total enrollment of 167 students (196 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 0%
Black 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 13%
20-21 13%
22-24 18%
25-29 25%
30-34 12%
35-39 10%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Lawton Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 57%

Lawton Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Southfield, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lawton Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Lawton participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3028500)

Lawton Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Radio and Television

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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Lawton Highlights

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What Sets Lawton Apart:

Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Lawton Minority % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Lawton % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Lawton % of degrees in law
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Lawton Female % of student body

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