ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
Tel: (205)497-5700
500 students
Private for-profit
  • The ITT Technical Institute is an institution of higher learning that is committed to offering quality undergraduate, graduate and continuing education locally, nationally and worldwide to students of diverse backgrounds, interests and abilities. The ITT Technical Institutes are a leading private college system focused on technology-oriented programs of study. There are over 140 ITT Technical Institutes in 38 states. The ITT Technical Institutes predominantly offer career-focused, degree programs to over 70,000 students. The ITT Technical Institutes have been actively involved in the higher education community in the United States since 1969.
School Highlights
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer serves 500 students (69% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, AL.
The nearest community college is Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus (5.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
College ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer (AL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 31 staff
70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 500 has declined by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 500 students 1,398 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
28:1
# Full-Time Students 347 students
869 students
# Part-Time Students 153 students
676 students
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
5%
2%
% Black
48%
25%
% White
43%
61%
% Unknown races
3%
9%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.56

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $15,995. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $18,048 $15,995
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
94%
Percent Admitted 77%
77%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, AL community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, AL is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.