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Jefferson State Community College

Birmingham, AL 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About Jefferson State

Jefferson State Community College Overview

Jefferson State Community College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Birmingham, Alabama. Jefferson State was founded in 1965 and the school currently enrolls around 8,519 students per year, which includes 8,519 undergraduates.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Jefferson State!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Jefferson State does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Jefferson State has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Jefferson State on the Student Life page.

2022 Jefferson State Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
In-State Tuition $3,984
Out-of-State $9,840

Is Jefferson State a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Jefferson State offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Jefferson State

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 51% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Jefferson Statereturn for the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Jefferson State Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Jefferson State by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Jefferson State directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Jefferson State's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Jefferson State's endowment was valued at $1.3 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $2,101 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Jefferson State

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Jefferson State's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Jefferson State.

Based on this information, is Jefferson State the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Jefferson State a good school for you?

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Where is Jefferson State Community College Located?

Jefferson State is located in the suburban setting of Birmingham, Alabama, in the suburbs of Birmingham.

If you would like to see Jefferson State for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 79 to Birmingham, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Jefferson State and Birmingham are like without leaving home.

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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

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Jefferson State SAT Scores

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Jefferson State Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,850

In State

$9,840

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,850
$9,840
Fees
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Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Jefferson State is like? There are approximately 8,519 students enrolled at Jefferson State. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from AL and 2% percent of students are from other states.

26%

Full Time

74%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,519

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,850

Out-of-State

$9,840

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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