Reid State Technical College

Tel: (251)578-1313
549 students
Public institution
The mission and purpose of Reid State Technical College is to provide post secondary occupational education on a nondiscriminatory basis for individuals who desire to prepare for entry-level employment, advancement, or retraining in a career field. The training should meet the needs and standards of business, industry, and the professions, and also afford reasonable expectation of gainful employment.
School Highlights
Reid State Technical College serves 549 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Reid State Technical College is the only community colleges within Conecuh County, AL.
The nearest community college is Alabama Southern Community College (21.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
College Reid State Technical College (AL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 27 staff 70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 549 has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 549 students 1,398 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 20:1 28:1
# Full-Time Students 276 students 869 students
# Part-Time Students 273 students 676 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Black
47%
25%
% White
51%
61%
% Unknown races
1%
9%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.56

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is more than the state average of $4,170. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,470 is more than the state average of $7,410. The out-state tuition has grown by 81% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $4,170
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,470 $7,410
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 94%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Edith A. Gray Library and Technology Center includes new computers for students, new cutting edge classrooms, and a state of the art lecture hall. Instructors and staff are some of the finest professionals in the state. With hands-on instruction and small student-to-teacher ratio, technical education is quickly becoming the preferred path to a high demand career. All students entering Reid State Technical College are required to take the COMPASS placement test prior to registration if enrolling in more than 4 credit hours or 8 weekly contact hours. The assessment test is used to determine a student\'s knowledge in math, reading, and language. Students scoring below specified levels in each test will be required to enroll in developmental courses before enrolling in college-level math or English classes.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,787 per year for in-state students and $7,694 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,787 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Mobile. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.