Top Jefferson County Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 top community colleges in Jefferson County, Alabama, serving 15,400 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Top Jefferson County Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 280 West Valley Avenue
    Birmingham AL  35209
    (205)916-2800

    425 students
  • 280 West Valley Ave
    Birmingham AL  35209
    (205)916-2800

    551 students
  • 2601 Carson Rd
    Birmingham AL  35215
    (205)853-1200

    8,516 students
  • 1100 9th Ave Sw
    Bessemer AL  35022
    (205)428-6391

    n/a
    students
  • 3060 Wilson Rd SW
    Birmingham AL  35221
    (205)925-2515

    3,090 students
  • 488 Palisades Blvd.
    Birmingham AL  35209
    (205)802-1200

    2,818 students
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