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Bishop State Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Bishop State Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. 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?

2023 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 13 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Bishop State Community College is ranked #1,958 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Bishop State Community College is also ranked #33 out of 40 schools in Alabama.

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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

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Bishop State Community College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bishop State Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 46% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Bishop State Community College. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  46 out of 100

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Bishop State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,176 undergraduates at Bishop State Community College with 755 being full-time and 1,421 being part-time.

How Much Does Bishop State Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bishop State Community College is $4,352. 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 $26,480 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 38% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Bishop State Community College make the most money.

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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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

Bishop State Community College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 14 majors graduated from Bishop State Community College. Of these students, 341 received undergraduate degrees and 14 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 5 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Graphic Communications 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 NA
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 NA
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 NA

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,411 students took at least one online class at Bishop State Community College. This is an increase from the 541 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,411 673
2018-2019 541 47
2017-2018 351 51
2016-2017 619 86
2015-2016 552 102

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Notes and References


*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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