James H Faulkner State Community College

Tel: (251)580-2100
4,094 students
Public institution
Faulkner State Community College has an open-door admissions policy and is committed to the professional and cultural growth of each student without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, creed, national origin, or age. The College strives to provide an educational environment that promotes development and learning through a wide variety of educational programs and instructional strategies, adequate and comfortable facilities, a caring and well-qualified staff, flexible scheduling, and convenient locations. This effort is based upon the economic and social needs of the College service area.
School Highlights
James H Faulkner State Community College serves 4,094 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
James H Faulkner State Community College is the only community colleges within Baldwin County, AL.
The nearest community college is Bishop State Community College (19.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College James H Faulkner State Community College (AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 126 staff
70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,094 has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,094 students 1,398 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
# Full-Time Students 2,549 students
869 students
# Part-Time Students 1,545 students
676 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 460 128
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.48 0.56

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,182 is more than the state average of $4,140. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,750 is less than the state average of $7,410. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,182 $4,140
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,750 $7,410
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Faulkner State Community College, a public two-year institution located in Baldwin County in southwest Alabama, has three campuses located in Bay Minette, Gulf Shores, and Fairhope.
  • The Bay Minette campus is the administrative campus. The College which was one of the 13 original two-year colleges created by an act of the Alabama Legislature in 1963 is under the authority of the State Board of Education.
  • Faulkner State is a member of the Alabama College System which is composed of the thirty-one public two year colleges and the one upper division college.
  • Faulkner State Community College offers some courses over the Internet each semester. Internet classes are designated as such in the class schedules. You are encouraged to complete an Internet class orientation prior to the beginning of your first Internet class.
  • The College is dedicated to the total development of the individual and provides many opportunities for student participation.
  • Students bring to the campus a variety of interests as members of the academic community. They are encouraged to continue their interests in various campus clubs and organizations and to form new associations.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,140 per year for in-state students and $7,410 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,995 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama 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 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Mobile. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.