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 community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
James H Faulkner State Community College is the only community colleges within Baldwin County, AL.
The nearest community college is Bishop State Community College (19.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
James H Faulkner 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 126 staff
59 staff
James H Faulkner State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,094 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,094 students
1,282 students
James H Faulkner State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
22:1
James H Faulkner State Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,549 students
810 students
James H Faulkner State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,545 students
1,017 students
James H Faulkner State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
James H Faulkner State Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
James H Faulkner State Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
James H Faulkner State Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
James H Faulkner State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
21%
12%
James H Faulkner State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
72%
57%
James H Faulkner State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
James H Faulkner State Community College More (2008-2013)
James H Faulkner 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. 0.44 0.53
James H Faulkner State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,530 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,530 $10,294
James H Faulkner State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 460 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
89%
James H Faulkner State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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    Mobile, AL 36603
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  • Mobile Virginia College-Mobile
    Private for-profit
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    Mobile, AL 36608
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  • Mobile Fortis College-Mobile
    Private for-profit
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    Mobile, AL 36609
    (2.5)134-4120
    25  Mi  |  117  students
  • Mobile Remington College-Mobile Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    828 Downtowner Loop W
    Mobile, AL 36609
    (251)343-8200
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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.