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Thank you for your interest in applying to Bishop State Community College! Please follow the steps below to successfully apply to the College and become a Bishop State Wildcat!

Apply to Bishop State

New students must submit the following information for the application to be complete.

  • Admissions Application
  • Turn in a copy of the student’s unexpired driver’s license, learner's permit, state-issued ID, or other approved identification.** ID's may be submitted by emailing an attached copy to Scanned pdf copies are preferred however, the Office of Admissions and Records will accept a picture file. The picture file must be clear and of an appropriate size. It is best to take the picture on a dark, flat surface.
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED.
  • Submit all official transcripts from any regionally accredited college or university
    – Read more about college transcript requirements here
  • The College accepts electronic transcripts from Parchment, the National Student Clearinghouse,, Scribbles, and If an email must be provided please use

Allow 3 to 5 business days for your application to be processed. Process times may be longer during peak times such as registration. For questions please contact the Office of Admission and Records by emailing or you can call (251) 405-7005.

Next Steps

Now that you have applied to Bishop State, click here to learn the next steps you need to take to complete your registration!


** Approved identification includes:

  • Unexpired Alabama Driver’s License or instruction permit
  • Unexpired Alabama identification card
  • Unexpired U.S. Passport
  • Unexpired U.S. Permanent Resident Card
  • Resident Alien Card - Pre-1997
  • Unexpired Driver’s License or instruction permit from another state or possession that verifies lawful presence, dated 2000 and beyond
  • U.S. Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-151) prior to 1978
  • BIA or tribal identification card with photo
  • I -797 Form with an expiration date
  • A voter identification card from a state that verifies lawful presence

Bishop State Community College
Office of Admissions and Records
351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898
Phone: 251-405-7005