JSCC Description

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.

Quick Facts about Jefferson State Community College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Pioneer

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

JSCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

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:
4

Detailed Ratings

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.

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JSCC Students

Total Students
8,298

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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