Bishop State Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Mobile, AL

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How much is the Bishop State CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Bishop State CC's tuition & fees is $5,280 for Alabama residents and $9,090 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $16,430 for Alabama residents and $20,240 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Bishop State CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,280
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,090
Books & Supplies Costs$2,000
Off-campus Room & Board$6,150
Off-campus Expenses$3,000
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,736
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,664

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Bishop State CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,073.
Bishop State Community College$5,280$9,090
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama 2-4 Years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Bishop State CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Bishop State Community CollegeMobile, AL$5,280$9,090
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical CollegeHuntsville, AL$5,130$8,940
Jefferson State Community CollegeBirmingham, AL$5,040$8,850
Northwest-Shoals Community CollegeMuscle Shoals, AL$5,071$8,881
Shelton State Community CollegeTuscaloosa, AL$5,067$8,877
Bevill State Community CollegeJasper, AL$4,678$8,234
Remington College-Mobile CampusMobile, AL$15,002$20,476

Financial Aid and COA

At Bishop State Community College, 1,860 students (75%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,341.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Bishop State CC is $13,899 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 311 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,846 and the average amount of student loans is $6,682.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$16,430$20,240
Tuition & Fees$5,280$9,090
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,150$11,150
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$10,089$13,899
Average Financial Aid$6,341$6,341
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,86075%$6,341
Pell Grants1,22549%$4,745
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid31191%-
Grants or Scholarships31191%$8,846
Federal Grants29386%$6,446
Pell Grants23970%$5,997
Other Federal Grants22265%$2,052
State/Local Grants3410%$997
Institutional Grants21463%$3,871
Student Loan Aid51%$6,682
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans51%$6,682
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level229229$9,532
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Bishop State Community College has a total of 2,968 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 822 male students and 1,657 female students attending Bishop State CC. The school offers online degree programs and 368 students enrolled online exclusively (12.40% of all students).
Undergraduate2,479 8221,657

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address351 North Broad Street, Mobile, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered36 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,968
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate61% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties59 (Full-time), 79 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs170 (Full-time), 120 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$64,619
Average Staff Salary$59,557