ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer (Closed 2016)

  • 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 to ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus (5.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty31 staff73 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment500 students1,756 students
Student:Teacher Ratio16:128:1
# Full-Time Students347 students1,004 students
# Part-Time Students153 students752 students
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
5%
2%
% Black
48%
24%
% White
43%
61%
% Unknown races
3%
10%
Diversity Score0.580.56
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,800$29,500

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $12,889. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,048$12,889
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)94%93%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$25,827$11,250
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$5,500
Acceptance Rate77%61%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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