Reid State Technical College

  • 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 489 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.

Top Rankings

Reid State Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Reid State Technical College(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty61 staff153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Reid State Technical College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Reid State Technical College diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment489 students1,944 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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# Full-Time Students150 students869 students
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# Part-Time Students339 students1,075 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
58%
26%
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% White
39%
58%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.510.59
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College Completion Rate
45%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$29,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,320 is more than the state average of $4,077. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,710 is more than the state average of $7,206. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,320$4,077
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,710$7,206
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Reid State Technical College is Alabama Southern Community College (20.0 miles away).
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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.