Bishop State Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,990
3.1% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,868
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
2,176
34.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
20.6%
133 Graduates

About

Bishop State Community College is a higher education institution located in Mobile County, AL. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bishop State Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 718 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bishop State Community College. 53.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (474 degrees), 2.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (187 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bishop State Community College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Bishop State Community College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,868.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending Bishop State Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,990
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bishop State Community College was $3,990. The cost of tuition at Bishop State Community College is $−3,990 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,868
2020 Value
15.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bishop State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,868. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bishop State Community College grew by 15.1%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,000
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bishop State Community College was of $3,000 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Bishop State Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.47% with respect to 2019, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Bishop State Community College has a total enrollment of 2,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Bishop State Community College is 755 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,421. This means that 34.7% of students enrolled at Bishop State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bishop State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.9% Black or African American, 28.7% White, 3.91% Two or More Races, 2.39% Hispanic or Latino, 1.98% Asian, 1.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bishop State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (36.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (22.3%) and White Male (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bishop State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Bishop State Community College is 755 and the part-time enrollment is 1,421. This means that 34.7% of students enrolled at Bishop State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bishop State Community College was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Bishop State Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,238
  2. White
    624
  3. Two or More Races
    85

The enrolled student population at Bishop State Community College is 56.9% Black or African American, 28.7% White, 3.91% Two or More Races, 2.39% Hispanic or Latino, 1.98% Asian, 1.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 70 students (3.22%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 52 more women than men received degrees from Bishop State Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bishop State Community College is black or african american (474 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (187 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bishop State Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bishop State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (187 degrees awarded), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Human Sciences (25 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bishop State Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (85,775 people), Other managers (82,403 people), Software developers (43,526 people), Construction managers (41,912 people), and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (35,314 people).

The most specialized majors at Bishop State Community College are Transportation (187 degrees awarded), Precision Production (30 degrees), Human Sciences (25 degrees), Construction (16 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (33 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bishop State Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Surgeons, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Bishop State Community College are Transportation (187 degrees awarded), Precision Production (30 degrees), Human Sciences (25 degrees), Construction (16 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (33 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bishop State Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (168,412 people), Construction (108,666 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (104,639 people), Computer Systems Design (74,315 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (66,235 people).

The most specialized majors at Bishop State Community College are Transportation (187 degrees awarded), Precision Production (30 degrees), Human Sciences (25 degrees), Construction (16 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (33 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bishop State Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bishop State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

333
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
385
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 333 degrees were awarded to men at Bishop State Community College, which is 0.865 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (385).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 133 degrees were awarded to men at Bishop State Community College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 2.46 times more than the 54 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 85 degrees were awarded to women at Bishop State Community College in General Studies, which is 2.3 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 19% of students graduating from Bishop State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bishop State Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (40% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.752% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    474 degrees awarded
  2. White
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bishop State Community College is black or african american (474 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (187 degrees).

0.557% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    257 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    217 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bishop State Community College is black or african american female (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (217 degrees).

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Bishop State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $151k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $304k (201%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Bishop State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $39.6M. Bishop State Community College employs 58 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Bishop State Community College are Female No academic ranks (38), Male No academic ranks(20), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bishop State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Service, with 14 employees, and Management with 13 employees.

Endowment

$151k
2020 Endowment
0.165%
decline from 2019

Bishop State Community College has an endowment valued at about $151k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Bishop State Community College declined 0.165% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.27M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.06M - Federal
  2. $851k - State
  3. $19.5k - Local

As of 2020, Bishop State Community College received $3.06M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $851k from state grants and contracts, and $19.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.7M
2020 Salaries
3.53%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Bishop State Community College paid a median of $13.7M in salaries, which represents 34.5% of their overall expenditure ($39.6M) and a 3.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 16.2% growth from 2018 and a 16.7% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.65M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2020, Bishop State Community College paid a total of $3.65M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
58 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bishop State Community College were No academic rank with 58 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bishop State Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Service with 14 employees; and Management with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bishop State Community College was Female No academic rank with 38 employees, and Male No academic rank with 20 employees.

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