Jefferson State Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Alabama


Jefferson State Community College, one of Alabama's leading two-year colleges, has provided excellence in education and workforce training for the greater Birmingham area for almost 40 years. Founded in 1965, Jefferson State offers more than 120 university transfer programs, 20 career programs with multiple options, and numerous certificate programs.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 8298

Undergraduate Students: 8298
Faculty: 152

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 55:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 55:1

Contact Information

2601 Carson Road
Birmingham Alabama 35215


Main Email:

Main Phone: 205-853-1200

Additional Campuses:
Shelby-Hoover Campus
4600 Valleydale Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35242

Admissions Contact:
Enrollment Services

Transfer Services Contact:
Robin Guinn
Transfer Advisor, Advising Center

International Admissions Contact:
International Student Services Office

Athletics Contact:
Lauren Cooley
Student Activities Office

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Applicants with a GPA of 2.0 or higher will be admitted on Clear academic status. Applicants with less than a 2.0 GPA will be admitted only on Academic Probation. Some programs have higher GPA requirements.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses where a grade of D has been earned if the applicant's cumulative GPA is 2.0 or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Not required for general admissions consideration.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required for general admissions consideration.

Essay(s) required:
Not required for general admissions consideration.

Application Fee:
No application fee.

Other Requirements:
Some programs have additional admissions requirements.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Scholarship applications are available in January and February each year with a March 1 deadline. For Financial Aid transcripts from all institutions attended are required. Contact the Financial Aid office at

Special Programs

The Advising Center offers counseling for students looking to transfer to four-year institutions. Transfer check sheets are available to provide students an easy checklist of courses for a specific major.


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