ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive, Bessemer
AL, 35022
Tel: (205)497-5700
679 students
Public institution
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 679 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is one of 7 community colleges within Jefferson County, AL.
The nearest community college is Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus (5.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 679 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
679 students
1,287 students
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
391 students
832 students
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 288 students
1,021 students
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer sch enrollment ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
46%
12%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Black (2006-2012)
% White
53%
66%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer sch ethnicity ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer sta ethnicity
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. 0.51 0.45
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $5,940
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $10,072
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 71%
78%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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