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Bishop State Community College Overview

Bishop State Community College is a public institution located in Mobile, Alabama. The location of Bishop State Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Bishop State Community College Known For?

816 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Bishop State Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 54% of the faculty were full-time.

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Bishop State Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bishop State Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Online Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Online Human Development & Family Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Most Popular Online Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#162 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Bishop State Community College?

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

How Do I Get Into Bishop State Community College?

You can apply to Bishop State Community College online at: https://www.bishop.edu/admissions-records-eforms/certification-of-eligibility-for-in-state-residency-form/

Since Bishop State Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Bishop State Community College?

Bishop State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,363 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,846 undergraduate students at Bishop State Community College, with 1,363 being full-time and 1,483 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bishop State Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,363 full-time undergraduates at Bishop State Community College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bishop State Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bishop State Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bishop State Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 22
Black or African American 938
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 309
International Students 20
Other Races/Ethnicities 40

Over 22 countries are represented at Bishop State Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Philippines, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Bishop State Community College

51 Took All Classes Online
351 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 351 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bishop State Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 16th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Bishop State Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bishop State Community College was -4.6%. This is the #2,453 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bishop State Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bishop State Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 17%
Computer Information Systems 17%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 12%
General Business/Commerce 50%
Health Professions 24%
Human Development & Family Studies 65%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 28%
Liberal Arts General Studies 28%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 25%
Nursing 53%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 25%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bishop State Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Ground Transportation 228 0 0 228
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 123 0 123
Nursing 0 86 0 86
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 68 68
Precision Metal Working 62 0 0 62
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 40 0 40
Human Development & Family Studies 0 17 14 31
Cosmetology 4 0 22 26
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 24 0 24
Culinary Arts 0 20 0 20
Computer Information Systems 0 18 0 18
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 12 12
Graphic Communications 0 11 0 11
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 11 0 11
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 11 11
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 9 0 9
Accounting 0 8 0 8
General Business/Commerce 8 0 0 8
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 8 8
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Civil Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 1 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 302 378 136 816

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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