Bishop State Community College: Review & Facts

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Bishop State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,115 students enrolled. This college was established in 1927 and is one of the 9 colleges and schools located in Mobile, Alabama.

Bishop State Community College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Bishop State Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Bishop State Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, General Studies, Welding, Trucking, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
38%
Bad
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 positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Bishop State Community College student retention rate is very low at 38% (way below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Bishop State Community College is very low: 15%. Nearly 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bishop State Community College is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Low
Average tuition charges are low, $6,900 a year. The additional fees at Bishop State Community College beyond tuition are roughly $900; which totals $7,800 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Bishop State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (251) 405-7000 or check Bishop State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Bishop State Community College offers a distance education program 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 Bishop 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
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Bishop State Community College.

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

Bishop State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bishop State Community College, 351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898, USA
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