• The mission for the newly merged institution (formerly John M. Patterson State Technical College and H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College) says that we are to provide accessible educational opportunities for career preparation; advancement; and life-long learning; to promote economic growth; and to enhance the quality of life for people in central Alabama.

School Highlights

H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter serves 943 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 943 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
153 staff

Student Body

The student population of H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
943 students
1,944 students
This chart display the total enrollment of H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter and community college average number of enrollment of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
# Full-Time Students
n/a
869 students
# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,075 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
n/a
1%
% Hispanic
n/a
5%
% Black
n/a
26%
% White
n/a
58%
% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
5%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
89%
Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • A comprehensive two-year technical college located in Montgomery, Alabama. Trenholm Tech has two principal campus locations; the Patterson Campus located at 3920 Troy Highway and the Trenholm Campus located at 1225 Air Base Boulevard. The College provides technical certificate and degree programs; adult learning opportunities; civic, social, cultural and personal development opportunities; business and industry training opportunities; and support of economic development for the central Alabama region. The College is part of the Alabama College system, a statewide system of postsecondary colleges, Governed by the Alabama Board of Education. H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College provides vocational, technical, academic, and lifelong educational opportunities; promotes economic growth; and enhances the quality of life for the people of central Alabama. The College operating as one entity, integrating all programs and services where feasible into a single delivery system, is committed to providing comprehensive technical services to its community. Through its open door admission policy and special recruitment efforts, H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College helps multitudes of disadvantaged students obtain real educational opportunities offering promising students a better beginning. H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College will provide a dynamic learner-centered environment where excellence in teaching, learning, and serving improves the lives of its students and the community it serves.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 943 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,077 per year for in-state students and $7,206 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,921 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Alabama is J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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