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Bishop State Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Bishop State Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bishop State Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bishop State Community College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bishop State Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bishop State Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Bishop State Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Bishop State Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, Bishop State Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bishop State Community College is 54%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  54 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Bishop State Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Bishop State Community College this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Average Overall Diversity at Bishop State Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,846 undergraduates at Bishop State Community College with 1,363 being full-time and 1,483 being part-time.

Bishop State Community College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Bishop State Community College scored 46.60 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  46.60 out of 100
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How Much Does Bishop State Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bishop State Community College is $4,262. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bishop State Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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How Much Money Do Bishop State Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Bishop State Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $22,800 in their early years. This is about 43% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Bishop State Community College

Located in Mobile, Alabama, Bishop State Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Bishop State Community College

Contact details for Bishop State Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 351 North Broad Street, Mobile, AL 36603-5898
Phone: 251-405-7000
Website: www.bishop.edu

Bishop State Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Bishop State Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bishop State Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 351 students took at least one online class at Bishop State Community College. This is a decrease from the 619 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 351 51
2016-2017 619 86
2015-2016 552 102
2014-2015 517 83
2013-2014 500 72

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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