Bevill State Community College, located in Jasper, Alabama, was founded in 1992 through the merger of two former institutions, Walker State Technical College and Brewer State Junior College. The two institutions were formed through Alabama's passing of legislation in 1962 and 1963 regarding the formation and management of technical, community and junior colleges throughout the state. Two more campuses merged with Bevill State Community College in 1993 and 1998, creating a four campus two year institution dedicated to community growth and development through multiple program offerings that reflect the needs of the community and a up to date facilities that provide an environment conducive to success.
Bevill State Community College offers a number of academic and career programs that allow for a variety of paths for students. Academic programs facilitate the transfer to a four year institution through the completion of the freshman and sophomore years of education at a low financial cost, after which the student will be eligible to finish their bachelor degree at an accredited college or university. Students choosing to transfer will most likely follow the STARS, (Statewide Transfer and Articulation Reporting System) which provides an outline for courses and requirements for transfer to state institutions.
Career and technical programs provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform professionally in a given field. Such programs will result in a certificate or associate degree, with certificate programs taking less time to complete due to a lack of general education courses in the curriculum. Graduates of such programs will be eligible for entry into the workforce immediately after graduation.
Programs offered include:
Non credit courses are also available for individuals who wish to take a class or classes for personal interests or fun.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Bevill State Community College should complete and submit the application for admission either online or in person. Once completed an appointment should be made for a placement exam which will determine which general education courses a student will begin with. Students should also submit all pertinent documents, including transcripts. As open admissions school, students who meet the minimum requirements for admission will accepted. Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.
Financial aid is available in the form of grants, work study programs and scholarships. Financial aid is disbursed based on need, with lower income students receiving more aid. Students in need of financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to determine need, eligibility and awards. Students may also be eligible for external scholarships which provide financial assistance for a variety of reasons, such as ethnicity, merit, or writing skill. Such scholarships require a separate application to be submitted.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $3,500-$4,100
- Out-of-State: $6,900-$8,280
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $120-$140 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $230-$280 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$5,070|
|Receiving Student Loans||3%||$6,000|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Bevill State Community College may provide services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Alabama, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Bevill State Community College||Walker County||Alabama|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Doctorate Degree in Nursing (DSN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1995)
- See a list of all doctorate degree in nursing (DSN) programs in Alabama
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1988)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Bevill State Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Bevill State Community College.
- Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL (21 miles away)
- Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus in Birmingham, AL (23 miles away)
- Wallace State Community College - Hanceville in Hanceville, AL (27 miles away)
- Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, AL (53 miles away)
- Snead State Community College in Boaz, AL (59 miles away)