Jefferson State Community College Overview
Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Jefferson State Community College is a public institution. The location of Jeff State is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Jefferson State Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Jeff State.
- In 2017-2018, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
Jefferson State Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Jeff State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#354||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#524||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Jeff State.
Where Is Jefferson State Community College?
Contact details for Jeff State are given below.
|Address:||2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, AL 35215-3098|
How Do I Get Into Jeff State?
You can apply to Jeff State online at: www.jeffersonstate.edu/admissions/application-types-2/
Can I Afford Jefferson State Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Jeff State, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $3,952 a year. That adds up to $15,808 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Jeff State is 13.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Jefferson State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,488 full-time undergraduates at Jeff State, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jefferson State Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||512|
|Hispanic or Latino||182|
Over 25 countries are represented at Jeff State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Vietnam, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Jefferson State Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Jeff State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 14th 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 Jeff State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jefferson State Community College was 4.1%. This is the #1,736 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jeff State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Jeff State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||14%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Jeff State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Jeff State.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Funeral & Mortuary Science||#5|
|Personal & Culinary Services||#11|
|Human Development & Family Studies||#100|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#122|
|Computer Information Systems||#134|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#305|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#400|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#400|
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%.
Jefferson State Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||380||0||380|
|General Engineering Technology||39||32||31||102|
|Funeral & Mortuary Science||45||24||27||96|
|Business Administration & Management||26||27||26||79|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||31||33||64|
|Construction Engineering Technology||22||18||21||61|
|Allied Health Professions||0||41||19||60|
|Human Development & Family Studies||29||14||15||58|
|Computer Information Systems||21||15||16||52|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||30||14||0||44|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||0||43||0||43|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||9||7||8||24|
*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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