Reid State Technical College

Tel: (251)578-1313
482 students
Public institution

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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 482 students (63% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Reid State Technical College 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

Student Body

The student population of 482 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
482 students
1,287 students
Reid State Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
306 students
832 students
Reid State Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 176 students
1,021 students
Reid State Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Reid State Technical College sch enrollment Reid State Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Reid State Technical College Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
54%
12%
Reid State Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
44%
66%
Reid State Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Reid State Technical College More (2008-2009)
Reid State Technical College sch ethnicity Reid State Technical College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Reid State Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,470 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 167% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,940
Reid State Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,470 $10,072
Reid State Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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