ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
Tel: (205)497-5700
500 students
Pivate, for profit
  • The ITT Technical Institute is an institution of higher learning that is committed to offering quality undergraduate, graduate and continuing education locally, nationally and worldwide to students of diverse backgrounds, interests and abilities. The ITT Technical Institutes are a leading private college system focused on technology-oriented programs of study. There are over 140 ITT Technical Institutes in 38 states. The ITT Technical Institutes predominantly offer career-focused, degree programs to over 70,000 students. The ITT Technical Institutes have been actively involved in the higher education community in the United States since 1969.
School Highlights
  • ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer serves 500 students (69% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, AL.
  • The nearest community college is Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus (5.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer (AL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 31 staff 70 staff
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 500 has declined by 45% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 500 students 1,398 students
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 28:1
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 347 students 869 students
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 153 students 676 students
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Black (2007-2015)
% White
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer White (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.58 0.56
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $15,995. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $18,048 $15,995
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 94%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Percent Admitted 77% 77%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Percent Admitted (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, AL 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, AL is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.