Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
Tel: (205)387-0511
School Highlights
  • Bevill State Community College serves 3,609 students (51% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Bevill State Community College is the only community colleges within Walker County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Bevill State Community College is George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (32.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 186 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Bevill State Community College(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty186 staff73 staff
Bevill State Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Bevill State Community College has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Bevill State Community College diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,609 students1,756 students
Bevill State Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:128:1
Bevill State Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,838 students1,004 students
Bevill State Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,771 students752 students
Bevill State Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Bevill State Community College Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Bevill State Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
Bevill State Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Bevill State Community College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Bevill State Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Bevill State Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Bevill State Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Bevill State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.56
Bevill State Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Bevill State Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,800$29,700
Bevill State Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,290 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 $7,680 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,290$5,427
Bevill State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,680$8,152
Bevill State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%94%
Bevill State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or 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 $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.