Bishop State At A Glance

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Quick Facts

  • The annual impact of Bishop State Community College on the local economy is about $34 million Bishop State
  • Community College employs 364 people from the community 240 full-time; 124 part-time employees

Student Characteristics

  • 3, 896 Students enrolled in Fall 2013 of the 2013-2014 Academic Year
  • 59.7% of students were female
  • 30.7% of students were minority
  • 55.7% were enrolled full time
  • 95.5% were Alabama residents
  • 62% received financial aid
  • Average age was 26.5
  • 43.8% of degrees/awards in Academic Year 2012-2013 were in career/technical fields



Southern Association of Colleges and Schools CommissionBishop State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, certificates and short certificates. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bishop State Community College.

Student/Community Services

  • Financial aid, academic advising, career guidance, and counseling
  • Learning Resource Center
  • GED, ACT, and Placement Testing
  • Continuing Education Classes
  • Training for Business and Industry
  • Extracurricular activities, including intercollegiate sports
Important Dates

  • Feb 01
    Feb 27

    Mardi Gras Holidays

    February 27 - February 28