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 5 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 grown by 10% 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer has declined by 54% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 43:1 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 grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment500 students1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:128:1
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# Full-Time Students347 students1,004 students
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# Part-Time Students153 students752 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
2%
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% Black
48%
24%
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% White
43%
61%
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% Unknown races
3%
10%
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Diversity Score0.580.56
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,800$29,500
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,827$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate77%61%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 Chattahoochee Valley Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.