N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,771

Avg.Financial Aid

001030

FAFSA Code

About Bishop State Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,860

Website

www.bishop.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Bishop State Community College is a public community institution that was established in the year 1927 and is located in Alabama. The college was initially the mobile Branch of Alabama State College in Montogomery. In the year 1942, the new campus was opened on Broad Street. In 1963, Mobile Branch of Alabama State College was renamed to Alabama State College. 

In the year 1989, the college was again renamed to Bishop State Community College to reflect their growth in vocational offerings. Over the year, the college expanded their operations and introduced various new programs to cater to their growing students. Bishop State Community campuses are located in 4 places which offers various courses. It is a historically black college.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 19:1.

  • The retention rate is 47% for the full-time students and 21% for part-time students.

  • The total student population of the university is 3,028, which includes 1,559 full-time and 1,469 part-time students.


Online Education at Bishop State Community College

The college offers online programs to provide freedom to their students to learn from wherever they want. Many students from all over the world enroll for their online programs that are flexible, structured, and convenient. 

  • The college offers 8 online programs across various disciplines. College majors include Accounting, Education, Engineering, Health Science, Human Services, Human Services Administration and Nursing.

  • The college has a web-based learning management system that serves faculties by providing them with advanced tools and resources to train their non-traditional students. A student can view course details, topics to be covered, exams, and more through this platform. 

  • BSCC also provides students with 24/7 technical support.


Reviews

  • Students say that the college is affordable and reliable. Professors are very friendly and teach complicated subjects very easily and are always available for their students. Student involvement on campus is high. 

  • The college organizes events and activities very often and keeps their students involved in something they are interested in. Small classrooms allow one-on-one interaction between students and faculties.

  • The college has a great curriculum set up that is very easy to understand even for an average student. BSCC also has many things to do around campus. The college wants its students to be extremely organized and committed to their studies in order to get to a good position.

Location & Contact

Address

351 North Broad Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2514057000
Fax: 2514389523
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Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$4,708

Average Annual Cost

$3,870

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$870

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

46%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

29%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

39%

Male Professors

61%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Ground Transportation

137 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

99 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

79 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

49 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

36 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

30 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

23 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

23 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

18 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

18 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

17 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

16 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

12 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

10 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

10 Graduates

Plumbing and Related Water Supply S...

9 Graduates

Graphic Communications

6 Graduates

Precision Systems Maintenance and R...

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

4 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

4 Graduates

Funeral Service and Mortuary Scienc...

4 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

2 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

2 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,860

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

58%

Full-time

50%

Part-time

50%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

28% White

0% Unknown

63% Black

2% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

4%

Out Of State

96%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$41,748 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$19,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$22,800/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,771

Students Receiving Federal Grants

79%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,043

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,837

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,066

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,045

$30K - $48K

$5,477

$48K - $75K

$3,941

$75K - $110K

$2,678

The Office of Financial Aid guides their students and work with them to help them identify financial sources. Students looking for financial assistance in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants have to fill up the FAFSA form. 

Bishop State Community College federal school code is 001030.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option allows students to work for part-time and earn money for their education.

  • Bishop State Community College Scholarships includes Bishop State Community College Foundation Scholarship, College Counts Alabama, American Gas Association Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Technical Career Scholarship, and more.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance Program.