Alabama Southern Community College

School Highlights
  • Alabama Southern Community College serves 1,398 students (62% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 39%.
  • Alabama Southern Community College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Alabama Southern Community College is Reid State Technical College (21.9 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 55% over five years.
Alabama Southern Community College(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty54 staff73 staff
Alabama Southern Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Alabama Southern Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Alabama Southern Community College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,398 students1,756 students
Alabama Southern Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
Alabama Southern Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students869 students1,004 students
Alabama Southern Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students529 students752 students
Alabama Southern Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Alabama Southern Community College Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Alabama Southern Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Alabama Southern Community College Asian (2008-2012)
% Hispanic
Alabama Southern Community College Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
Alabama Southern Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Alabama Southern Community College White (2007-2016)
Alabama Southern Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.56
Alabama Southern Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Alabama Southern Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,800$29,500
Alabama Southern Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,650 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,260$5,427
Alabama Southern Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,650$8,152
Alabama Southern Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%94%
Alabama Southern Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Alabama Southern Community College is a state-supported, fully accredited, comprehensive two-year college serving southwest Alabama with campuses in Monroeville, Thomasville, Gilbertown and Jackson. Wide selections of excellent university transfer and career programs, outstanding faculty and staff, small classes and friendly atmosphere have proven to be the right formula for success for over 80,000 alumni. Our graduates have distinguished themselves in every profession and career field. Highly qualified faculty and small classes mean big academic awards for you. Each campus offers a variety of degree programs for university transfer, business technology, nursing and forestry. Our active campus also gives you dozen of chances to become involved in social and leadership activities. Championship athletic programs keep school spirit high. Each campus has a student development office dedicated to helping students with everything from registration to free tutoring.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.