Reid State Technical College

Tel: (251)578-1313
508 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 508 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Reid State Technical College is the only community colleges within Conecuh County, AL.
The nearest community college is Alabama Southern Community College (21.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Reid State Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 28 staff
59 staff
Reid State Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 508 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
508 students
1,282 students
Reid State Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
Reid State Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
252 students
810 students
Reid State Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 256 students
1,017 students
Reid State Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Reid State Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Reid State Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Reid State Technical College Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
48%
12%
Reid State Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
49%
57%
Reid State Technical College White (2006-2013)
Reid State Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.51 0.53
Reid State Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,590 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 125% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,590 $10,294
Reid State Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Reid State Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community colleges have responded to the needs of working adults with online options.
Arizona Community Colleges Defunded: What Students Need to Know
Leading the country in slashing public education spending, Arizona voted to defund higher education, including Pima and Maricopa Community College Districts, leaving many Arizona college students wondering what this new state legislation means for the future of their education.
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,169 per year for in-state students and $7,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,649 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.