Alabama Southern Community College

Alabama Southern Community College

Alabama Southern Community College, also known as Alabama Southern, was created in 1991 by the merger of the Hobson State Technical College and the Patrick Henry Junior College. The college operates campuses in Monroeville, Thomasville, Gilbertown, Jackson, and Demopolis, in Alabama.

Alabama Southern Community College offers associate's degrees in arts, applied science, and science. Students can choose from undergraduate majors in the fields of computer and information sciences, engineering, liberal arts, construction trades, business management, and marketing.

The sports teams of Alabama Southern Community College are nicknamed the Eagles. The college supports men's and women's teams in basketball, baseball, and softball. Besides, students are also involved in clubs and organizations such as the Art Scholars, Circle K, Ethnic Student Society, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, and PSI Beta.

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Alabama Southern Community College
2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville , AL 36460

Alabama Southern Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts69liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician28industrial tech, industrial production tech
Office and Administration26administrative assistant
Production Trades17tool and die tech, welding
Beauty and Cosmetology9cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Alabama Southern in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years373
Award of less than 1 academic year184
Associate's degree1416

Alabama Southern Student Body

In 2007-2008, Alabama Southern had a total enrollment of 1,244 students (1,151 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 38%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 34%
20-21 25%
22-24 9%
25-29 8%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Alabama Southern Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 31 %
Part-Time 69 %

Alabama Southern Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Monroeville, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Alabama Southern Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,830
Books and supplies $ 1,650

Financial Aid:
Alabama Southern participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 103400)

Alabama Southern Faculty

Alabama Southern has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track116

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year11$49,23910$44,484
All faculty totalcalendar year11$49,23910$44,484

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year15$53,44322$51,570
All faculty totalacademic year15$53,44322$51,570

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Alabama Southern Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports43438

Alabama Southern Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Engineering Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

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Alabama Southern Highlights

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What Sets Alabama Southern Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Alabama Southern % of degrees in office and administration
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 10%Alabama Southern Number of students
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Alabama Southern Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Alabama Southern % students on athletic fin. aid
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Alabama Southern Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Alabama Southern Salaries of full-time faculty
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Alabama Southern Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Alabama Southern % of degrees in production trades

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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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