Reid State Technical College

Tel: (251)578-1313
  • 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 50% over five years.
Reid State Technical College(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty27 staff73 staff
Reid State Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 549 has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 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 Enrollment549 students1,756 students
Reid State Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:128:1
Reid State Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students276 students1,004 students
Reid State Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students273 students752 students
Reid State Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Reid State Technical College Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Reid State Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
-
2%
Reid State Technical College Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
47%
24%
Reid State Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
51%
61%
Reid State Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
10%
Reid State Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups 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.0.520.56
Reid State Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
24%
17%
Reid State Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$29,700
Reid State Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,320 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,710 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has grown by 87% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,320$5,427
Reid State Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,710$8,152
Reid State Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
Reid State Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$11,500
Median Debt for Dropouts-$6,002
Source: 2016 (or 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 $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 $12,713 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.