Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
Tel: (205)387-0511
3,491 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Bevill State Community College serves 3,491 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Bevill State Community College is the only community colleges within Walker County, AL.
The nearest community college is George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (32.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 181 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Bevill State Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 181 staff
59 staff
Bevill State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,491 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,491 students
1,282 students
Bevill State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
Bevill State Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,813 students
810 students
Bevill State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,678 students
1,017 students
Bevill State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Bevill State Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Bevill State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Bevill State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Bevill State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Bevill State Community College More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Bevill State Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Bevill State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.34 0.53
Bevill State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,230 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,560 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,230 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,560 $10,294
Bevill State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 92 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Bevill State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Bevill State offers four main campuses in the cities of Fayette, Hamilton, Jasper and Sumiton, all located in West-Central Alabama. In addition the college also maintains two instructional sites, in Carrollton and Mount Olive, offer university parallel and applied technology educational opportunities to over one-quarter million people in a seven county area. Bevill State's service area spans over 4,600 square miles, from the Birmingham city limits to the Mississippi state line. Bevill State Community College strives to provide its students with state-of-the-art, well equipped campuses to meet the educational and self-developmental needs of each student. Each campus provides extensive library resources, bookstores, meeting facilities, dining facilities and much more. For more information visit us online at

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,169 per year for in-state students and $7,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,649 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.