Bevill State Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 800
Sumiton, AL 35148
Tel: (205)648-3271
Admissions: (205)932-3221
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Alabama College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 23-acre rural campus with easy access to Birmingham. Educational spending 2003-04: $1344 per student. Total enrollment: 4,327. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. Full-time: 2,465 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 1,862 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Hispanic, 12% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 33% 25 or older. Retention: 64% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Wallace State Community College, Shelton State Community College, Northwest Alabama State Technical College.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required; ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2304 full-time, $72 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4608 full-time, $144 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $606 full-time, $18 per credit hour part-time, $15 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Choral group. Most popular organizations: Student LPN Club, Phi Beta Lambda, campus ministries. Major annual events: Homecoming, Field Day, Christmas concert. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. 31,690 books and 192 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $799,871. 65 computers available on campus for general student use.

Community Environment:

The Sumiton and Jasper Campuses are in urban areas. The Fayette and Hamilton Campuses are in small towns.

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