ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Jefferson State Community College

Jefferson State Community College

Birmingham, AL 2-Year Public

About Jefferson State

Jefferson State Community College is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Birmingham, AL, less than an hour from Birmingham.

Founded in 1965, Jefferson State currently enrolls around 8,526 students a year, including 8,526 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Jefferson State's endowment was valued at $1,269,146 in 2021. For each full-time student, Jefferson State spends about $2,101.

2021 Admissions Facts About Jefferson State

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 2.98

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Jefferson State Acceptance Rate 2021

Jefferson State is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. Around 0 percent of all applicants are admitted to Jefferson State each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.98 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Jefferson State a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Jefferson State, around 51 percent return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Jefferson State sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Jefferson State a good school for YOU?

Thinking of applying to Jefferson State for Fall 2022?

Click the heart icon to save Jefferson State to your own personal list of colleges that you're interested in applying to!

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Jefferson State and get personalized recommendations for other colleges that might be perfect for you.

College Info

2601 Carson Road Birmingham, AL 35215-3098

Campus Setting: Suburban

Jefferson State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jefferson State is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Jefferson State is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Jefferson State ACT Scores


ACT Range

Not available

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

Jefferson State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Jefferson State Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Jefferson State is like? There are approximately 8,840 students enrolled at Jefferson State. 30% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from AL and 2% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting


Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About Jefferson State?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation