Jefferson State Community College

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

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How much is the JSCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, JSCC's tuition & fees is $5,040 for Alabama residents and $8,850 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 $27,276 for Alabama residents and $31,086 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

JSCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,040
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,850
Books & Supplies Costs$1,444
Off-campus Room & Board$15,921
Off-campus Expenses$4,871
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,163
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,097

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, JSCC' 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.
Jefferson State Community College$5,040$8,850
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 JSCC 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.
Jefferson State Community CollegeBirmingham, AL$5,040$8,850
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical CollegeHuntsville, AL$5,130$8,940
Northwest-Shoals Community CollegeMuscle Shoals, AL$5,071$8,881
Bishop State Community CollegeMobile, AL$5,280$9,090
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 Jefferson State Community College, 8,518 students (100%) 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 $3,113.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at JSCC is $27,973 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 854 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 $5,313 and the average amount of student loans is $3,137.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$27,276$31,086
Tuition & Fees$5,040$8,850
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,236$22,236
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$24,163$27,973
Average Financial Aid$3,113$3,113
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship8,518100%$3,113
Pell Grants2,52130%$4,247
Federal Student Loan1,66820%$3,350
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid854100%-
Grants or Scholarships854100%$5,313
Federal Grants854100%$4,183
Pell Grants41549%$5,533
Other Federal Grants854100%$1,494
State/Local Grants17420%$634
Institutional Grants17821%$4,801
Student Loan Aid21926%$3,137
Federal Student Loans21926%$3,137
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level496496$7,331
110,001 or more4444$1,337

Student Population

Jefferson State Community College has a total of 8,431 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,086 male students and 5,433 female students attending JSCC. The school offers online degree programs and 3,008 students enrolled online exclusively (35.68% of all students).
Undergraduate8,519 3,0865,433

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered41 Programs
Online Program Offered7 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population8,431
Graduation Rate21%
Transfer-out Rate37%
Retention Rate61% (Full-time), 38% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties131 (Full-time), 211 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs339 (Full-time), 363 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$63,103
Average Staff Salary$59,936