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Colleges / Jefferson State Community College

Jefferson State Community College

Birmingham, AL 2-Year Public
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Jefferson State Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Jefferson State, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Jefferson State Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Jefferson State's admissions stats.

Jefferson State 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Jefferson State Community College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Jefferson State Community College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Jefferson State?

Jefferson State does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Jefferson State Community College Admissions

Is Jefferson State Hard To Get Into?

It is not competitive to get into Jefferson State. Jefferson State has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Jefferson State **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Jefferson State, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Jefferson State Community College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Jefferson State

Jefferson State has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Jefferson State Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out. What does Jefferson State consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Jefferson State for more information on admission factors.

Jefferson State 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Jefferson State, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Jefferson State's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Jefferson State?

Students admitted to Jefferson State have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Jefferson State does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Jefferson State does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Jefferson State Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Jefferson State. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Jefferson State during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Jefferson State Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Jefferson State?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Jefferson State.

Does Jefferson State accept transfer credits?

✅ Jefferson State accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Jefferson State accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Do I have to submit test scores to Jefferson State?

✅ Jefferson State is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Jefferson State?

❌ Jefferson State does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Jefferson State?

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Jefferson State Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Jefferson State GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Jefferson State, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.98. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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

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