Jefferson State Community College: Review & Facts

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Jefferson State Community College is a large two-year, public school with 8,880 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1965 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
21
At Jefferson State Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Jefferson State Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Management, Engineering, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.

It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
48%
The rate of student retention at Jefferson State Community College is very low at 48% (way below Alabama average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Jefferson State Community College is very low - 17%. Nearly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Jefferson State Community College is reasonably decent, 20:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Average tuition price is low - around $6,600 per year. The additional fees at Jefferson State Community College beyond tuition are around $1,000; which comes to a total of $7,600 annually.

Read the details about Jefferson State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Jefferson State Community College might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Jefferson State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (205) 853-1200.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Jefferson State Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Jefferson State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Jefferson State Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Jefferson State Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Jefferson State Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Jefferson State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Jefferson State Community College, 2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098, USA
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