Jefferson Davis Community College

Tel: (251)867-4832
1,103 students
Public institution
Jefferson Davis Community College , one of the public two-year colleges of the Alabama College System, provides accessible quality educational opportunities, promotes economic growth, and enhances the quality of life for the college service area.
School Highlights:
Jefferson Davis Community College serves 1,103 students (57% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Jefferson Davis Community College is the only community colleges within Escambia County, AL.
The nearest community college is Alabama Southern Community College (30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Jefferson Davis Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,103 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,103 students
1,303 students
Jefferson Davis Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
625 students
834 students
Jefferson Davis Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 478 students
1,040 students
Jefferson Davis Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Jefferson Davis Community College sch enrollment Jefferson Davis Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Jefferson Davis Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Jefferson Davis Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
32%
11%
Jefferson Davis Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
60%
66%
Jefferson Davis Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Jefferson Davis Community College More (2008-2012)
Jefferson Davis Community College sch ethnicity Jefferson Davis Community College 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. 0.54 0.44
Jefferson Davis Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,848 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,118 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 47% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,848 $5,890
Jefferson Davis Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,118 $10,050
Jefferson Davis Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Jefferson Davis Community College is a comprehensive community college with campuses in Brewton and Atmore offering students a unique educational experience. Class sizes are small, allowing faculty to provide personalized instruction and hands-on training. The College is committed to providing access to the latest information technology. The Brewton campus, located at 220 Alco Drive, is naturally beautiful with acres of hardwoods and longleaf pines and a picturesque setting reminiscent of colonial Williamsburg. The campus provides students with traditional classrooms and laboratories, student housing, a gymnasium and playing fields, a performing arts center, and miles of walking trails. On-campus housing affords students the opportunity to experience independent living with all the benefits and security of small-town life. Jefferson Davis Community College offers a variety of instructional programs including academic transfer, technical and vocational programs, developmental education, adult education and GED classes, continuing education for personal enrichment, and training for business and industry. Extracurricular activities include athletic events, plays, musical productions, the Blueberry Festival, guest speakers, and other special programs throughout the year. Several student organizations are available such as the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, the Student Government Association, and various religious associations. Students at JDCC have the added benefit of an extremely active Honors Program, awarding up to 30 scholarships per year. Jefferson Davis Community College offers a comprehensive financial aid package for students who attend. Financial aid comes in the form of federal as well as institutional funds.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,604 per year for in-state students and $8,412 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,450 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 74%. 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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.