Jefferson State Community College (JSCC)

Birmingham, AL

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Jefferson State Community College

Jefferson State Community College Student Essentials

Jefferson State Community College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Pioneer
Website: www.jeffstateonline.com
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $4,200
Out-of-State Tuition: $5,400
Retention Rate: 48%
Enrollment: 8,298
Year Established: 1963

About JSCC

The Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, offers flexible two-year associate’s degrees with many resources for workforce development.

Student life is full of opportunity. Students may join one of the many clubs and organizations, from Alpha Beta Chi to The Designers and Builders Club to the Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians. These groups help students identify their career goals and make lifelong friends as they complement their classroom education.

Academics include associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including Anthropology, Banking and Finance, Funeral Service Education and Radiologic Technology.

The school offers workforce development resources through workforce readiness training programs, training for business and industry programs, adult education and remedial education programs and more.

Admissions are open, allowing any student who has earned a high school diploma or GED the opportunity to enroll. Applicants must complete an online application, available on the Jefferson State website, and present a primary or secondary form of identification through a U.S. passport, Alabama driver’s license or social security card.

The amount students can receive from federal Pell grants is determined by how many credit hours a student is enrolled for. To be considered for financial aid, students must file a FAFSA. Forms of aid include institutional scholarships, federal grants, direct loans and work study programs.

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JSCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave Jefferson State Community College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

Staff is not only professional, but friendly and try to help you all they can. I am a freshman and still tryng to learn my way around campus, but my overall experience has been great. The classes are small enough to make you feel relax.


Overall Rating

I like Jefferson States wonderful staff and how they allow flexibility with hours. Also, the school locations are relatively easy to commute to. Jeff State has never failed to make memorable moments for me to reflect on.


JSCC Map & Location

Jefferson State Community College
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215


Getting Around JSCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Birmingham, AL

Winter
Dec
55
33
Jan
52
30
Feb
57
33
Spring
Mar
66
39
Apr
74
46
May
81
56
Summer
Jun
87
64
Jul
90
68
Aug
90
67
Fall
Sep
84
61
Oct
74
49
Nov
64
39

JSCC Students

Total Students 8,298

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 18%
  • Caucasian: 74%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 2%
African American 18%
Caucasian 74%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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