H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter

Tel: (334)420-4200
  • 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 American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter is one of 4 community colleges within Montgomery County, AL.
  • The nearest community college is South University-Montgomery (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter (AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public

Student Body

  • The student population of 943 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 943 students 1,650 students
H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter Total Enrollment (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
100%
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. 0.00 0.56
H councill trenholm state technical college-Patter Diversity Score (2014-2016)

Finances and Admission

Median Debt for Graduates - $11,500
Median Debt for Dropouts - $6,002
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,519 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 lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.