Coastal Alabama Community College

Bay Minette, AL 36507

Coastal Alabama is a member of Alabama Community College System which consistents of twenty-three higher education and career development institutions. Coastal Alabama community college is formed through the consolidation of Alabama Southern Community College, Faulkner State Community College, and Jefferson Davis Community College at the end of 2016.

The institution offers various nursing programs including LPN, ADN and mobility programs such as LPN-to-ADN and paramedic-to-ADN in the following campuses: Bay Minette, Fairhope, Brewton, Atmore, Monroeville, and Thomasville.

Admission into Coastal Alabama nursing programs is based upon point based system which takes ACT and nursing prerequisites GPA into consideration.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    The Licensed Practical Nursing program is designed to produce graduates who are caring, knowledgeable and competitive in the job market. The college ensures this by having suitably qualified instructors, modern laboratories and clinical experiences. The FSCC licensed nursing program is accredited by the NLNAC. After successfully graduating, students may apply to take the NCLEX-PN.

    The LPN program is offered as a full time day program. Students are supposed to complete the 50 credit hours in 3 semesters as per the schedule. Both general and nursing knowledge is imparted on the students to increase their technical skills required in the nursing profession.

    Core courses in the curriculum include the Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Adult Nursing, Maternal and Child Nursing, Psychosocial Nursing and Role transition. The program starts at the fall semester and is offered at Fairhope campus. The deadline for application to the program is June 1.

    Admission Requirments

    The Nursing program is highly competitive. Prospective students must apply to be considered for admission. Similarly, prior to application, a student must have passed the TEAS V examination. Students are highly advised to seek the services of a nursing advisor who will advise them accordingly on matters related to our LPN program.

    The college offers review to students prior to taking the NCLEX exams. The review ensures students are adequately prepared for the examination.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 71

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Coastal Alabama Community College

Bishop State Community College
19.74 miles away
Radford M Locklin Technical Center
42.72 miles away
Alabama Southern Community College
51.49 miles away
Reid State Technical College
63.92 miles away
Okaloosa Technical College
74.09 miles away
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
81.06 miles away
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
84.95 miles away
Emerald Coast Technical College
98.29 miles away
Jones County Junior College
98.35 miles away
Pearl River Community College
104.68 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
10/01/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,657
30k to 48k$7,374
48k to 75k$9,611
75k to 110k$10,691
Over 110k$10,839
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $117.00 $234.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Coastal Alabama Community College
1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507

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